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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 July 20, 2018

Food bank farm fights hot, dry summer
CBC News

The Ottawa Food Bank's farm has been in a battle with this year's hot dry summer, but through the use of soil irrigation harvest managers seem to be winning the fight so far.

‘Ghost kitchens’ begin to pop up in Canada as food delivery grows in popularity
The Globe and Mail

Ghost kitchens, also known as virtual kitchens, have cropped up in increasing numbers across the United States and Britain in recent years, but have only recently started seeping into the Canadian market.

New Zealand scientists plan to use DNA to change look and nutrition of fruit
Radio NZ

Currently, produce like potatoes and apples carry the majority of their nutritional value in their skin, but by changing their natural MYB proteins, produce could have the same concentration of vitamins in every bite.

Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
BBC News

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements is often touted as a simple way to protect your heart - but experts say the evidence that it does any good is flimsy at best.