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 August 18, 2017

Local initiative attempts to address the issue of food waste
Kitchissippi Times

Unearthed Café's mandate is to rescue undesirable and nearly expired food from local grocery stores and transform the items into healthy, affordable meals. 

Too much standing is bad, study finds — it's time to move
CBC News

People who stand 4 to 5 hours a day have higher risk developing of heart disease, Ontario research shows.

Cost of healthy eating in Alberta discussed at Red Deer meeting

Alberta Health Services dietitian gave presentation on household food insecurity and looked at the findings of a recently released research document. 

A new therapy may cure kids of peanut allergy

Long-term Australian study reports that an immune-based therapy helped children allergic to peanuts eat them without reactions for four years.