Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Public Health and You

Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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"News in Brief" for September 27, 2013

‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ dates back to 1800s
The Star

The original phrase was, "Eat an apple on going to bed, and you'll keep the doctor from earning his bread".

Ontario research uprooting myths about ginseng's health benefits
The Globe

The future of Canada's ginseng industry lies not in the raised farm beds in rural Ontario where it's grown, or even in Asia, where the coarse, gnarled root is shipped and simmered in soups and teas. Instead, some growers hope, the answer lies behind a metal door at Western University, where lab-coated researchers fiddle with test tubes and petri dishes, trying to unlock the secrets behind the ancient root.

Montrealer shares tips for living on a ‘Dollarama diet’
Global News

MONTREAL - Eating well for three years on food sold in Dollarama seems like a challenge no one would want to take up.