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 15, 2017

Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals
The Guardian

Study compiling data from every country finds people are living longer but millions are eating wrong foods for their health.

Rethinking fad diets: Western prof weighs in
The Gazette

Brescia University College food and nutrition professor Danielle Battram says fad diets are more popular among university students than the general population.

Farm Credit Canada donates to school nutrition program
Assiniboia Times

This year the FCC will also be contributing a total of $100,000 to support school food programs. One hundred schools across Canada will be receiving $1,000 to support their food programs. 

Omega-3 may keep gut microbiota diverse and healthy
Medical News Today

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that people who eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids have more bacterial diversity in the gut, which promotes better overall health.

Veggies and fruit are ‘all the time’ snacks
Niagara This Week

Niagara is one of 45 communities across Ontario taking part in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The goal: to support the well-being of children.