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New Job Postings: Associate Medical Officer of Health @ City of Hamilton | Infection Prevention and Control Specialist @ Government of Ontario See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
OPHA #Advocacy: Recently, OPHA shared our ‘What we heard’ paper. The aim of this paper was to capture the perspectives of public and community health professionals across the province in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here: opha.on.ca/what-we-heard-…
OPHA Public Health Files: OPHA in the news, Monkeypox & blood test cuts; Online courses; Jobs; & More - mailchi.mp/opha/june-02-2…
June is Pride Month! LGBT2SQ communities face specific health challenges and barriers to care. Tackling the ongoing inequities that LGBT2SQ people in Canada face is a public health responsibility. To those that paved the way & those celebrating today - Happy Pride!
OPHA Election Priority Highlight: Develop and implement a comprehensive chronic disease prevention strategy. To this day, the need for increased focus on prevention is largely unmet. Read the full report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
OPHA #Advocacy: OPHA's Anti-Racism Task Group recently completed a submission for the Ontario’s Anti-Racism Strategic Plan survey. Read here: opha.on.ca/wp-content/upl…
It's #WorldNoTobaccoDay2022. Two days from the ON election, we highlight the absence of a comprehensive tobacco control strategy in Ontario. We urge parties to develop a well-funded, comprehensive strategy. Learn more about World No Tobacco Day: who.int/campaigns/worl…
OPHA Election Priority Highlight: Take bold actions to address climate change. Now is the time to invest in climate mitigation and climate adaptation measures that can improve public health. Read the full report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
New Job Posting: Epidemiologist @ Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
OPHA Election Priority Highlight: Advance racial and health equity. Steps must be taken to eliminate systemic barriers, at national and provincial levels. Read the full report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
OPHA In The News: “Over the next four years, we need a government that will support policies that encourage walkable, bikeable, and transit-supportive communities." Read more: healthing.ca/wellness/opini…
OPHA Election Priority Highlight: Restore and strengthen the public health workforce. Funding and workforce planning is needed to ensure a resilient public health sector. Read the full report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
New Job Posting: Epidemiologist @ North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
OPHA Election Priority Highlight: Strengthen public health and community health by increasing and sustaining funding, while enabling local and regional autonomy. Read the full report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
The Ontario Public Health Association is pleased to share our election priorities that will be used to influence all four political parties and their agendas as they campaign to be elected. Learn more & read the report here: opha.on.ca/opha-provincia…
New Job Posting: Assistant Program Manager, Healthy Families Program @ North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
OPHA In The News: “All political parties should be talking about the future of public health right now. After two years of an intense COVID-19 response, we find ourselves at a crucial juncture for public health." Read more: ottawacitizen.com/news/ontario-e…
OPHA In The News: Our Executive Director, John Atkinson, spoke with Globe & Mail sharing, "The NDP and Green leaders’ positive COVID-19 results are a reminder that the pandemic is not over despite the silence around the unresolved issue." Read more: theglobeandmail.com/amp/canada/art…
OPHA Public Health Files: Ontario's election, abortion funding in Canada & masks; Training & More - mailchi.mp/opha/may-19-20…
OPHA #Advocacy: Our media release, 'Silence kills: why OPHA is urging political parties to get loud about their commitments to protect and promote the public’s health', aims to elevate the need to rebuild public health and strengthen our workforce. Read: opha.on.ca/opha-media-rel…
Don't wait until the last minute to register for our upcoming training in collaboration with the Ellyn Satter Institute! Not sure if this program is right for you? Send us a DM and we would be happy to chat with you! Learn more & register here nutritionconnections.ca/esi/
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Happy National Nursing Week. Thank you to nurses across the country who work tirelessly to keep Canadians healthy. Learn more: cna-aiic.ca/en/news-events… #CNA2022 #WeAnswerTheCall #IKnowANurse #NationalNursingWeek #IND2022 #Nurses2022 #VoiceToLead
Lean Sigma training with @LEGLean starts next week! Learn more about the benefits of Lean Sigma training from instructor, Annette Sonneveld below. Register here: eventbrite.ca/o/ontario-publ…
OPHA Public Health Files: Ontario's budget, vaccines for children & sleep; Training & More - mailchi.mp/opha/may-3-2022
May 2-8 is #MentalHealthWeek! This year's theme, the importance of empathy, reminds us that empathy includes recognizing others’ perspective as truth, being non-judgmental, understanding another’s feelings. Learn more: mentalhealthweek.ca
Representatives from @OPHA_Ontario and @PHAgencies share the impacts of #COVID19 on #PublicHealth programs. Find out what we can do to strengthen #PublicHealth: youtube.com/watch?v=kwsgQQ…
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Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr today as the holy month of Ramadan concludes. OPHA would like to send our wishes to those celebrating - Eid Mubarak!
OPHA #Advocacy: Read the media release, Mould, Pesticides, Toxic Chemical Exposures Reported in Survey of Canadian Child Care Professionals, shared by @CPCHE_info today, here: opha.on.ca/wp-content/upl… Read the vision statement here: healthyschoolsday.ca/vision_child-c…
New Job Posting: Epidemiologist @ North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
Ontario’s environment is under threat. This spring we have a chance to choose another path. Join us on May 14 for a rally at Queen's Park! RSVP here 👉 bit.ly/37sXNdhr#ONpolii#VoteForTheEnvironmentt#EmergencyinOntarioRallyym
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Interested in gaining and applying new skills, tools, and practices to address the challenges posed by COVID-19? Join us for our spring lineup of Lean Sigma virtual live workshops with @LEGLean. Learn more & register here: eventbrite.ca/o/ontario-publ…
@OPHA_Ontario is hosting a free webinar this Wednesday to present the latest research on COVID-19 vaccination safety + efficacy throughout pregnancy & the postpartum period. Register online to tune in: bit.ly/3rELC44 #COVIDPregnancy
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Happy Earth Day! The health of our planet impacts the health of the population. Climate change can worsen inequities, putting marginalized groups at greater risk in Ontario. Without action, our health and quality of life is at risk. Learn more @ makeitbetterontario.ca
May the Fourth, Be With Us: Our second spring workshop is just two weeks away! Learn about integrating health equity in emergency planning. May 4, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET | Register now tophc.ca #TOPHC2022
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OPHA Public Health Files: Updates on sixth wave, mask mandates & mental health; Training; Jobs & More - mailchi.mp/opha/april-21-…
Free webinar next week: COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy and Postpartum. Join us Wednesday, April 27 @ 12-1 pm EST. Learn more & register here: eventbrite.ca/e/covid-19-vac…
New Job Posting: Health Promoter @ Peterborough Public Health See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
We’re back with a second workshop! Register now for Measuring what counts in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: A tool for equity – a workshop for public health professionals. May 4, 2022 | 10 – 12 p.m. ET bit.ly/3EdAFeE #HealthEquity #EmergencyPlanning #TOPHC2022
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Public health professionals – you won’t want to miss this! We’re back with a second virtual workshop: Measuring what counts in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: A tool for equity. May 4, 2022 | 10–12 p.m. ET bit.ly/3r98Df7 #HealthEquity #EmergencyPlanning #TOPHC2022
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New Job Posting: Chief Executive Officer @ Phelps- Hawkesbury and District General Hospital See our Careers Board here: opha.on.ca/about-opha/car…
Thank you to all those that joined us to celebrate #CanadianPublicHealthWeek to show that #PublicHealthMatters. Public health’s efforts to enhance our safety and well-being has saved many lives, not just this year, but every year. We thank you!
Join OPHA for a panel discussion on April 21st to learn more about how climate change affects food systems. Learn more and register here nutritionconnections.ca/events/climate… #MakeItBetter #FossilFree4Health
Unequal distribution of income, education, and social and environmental conditions contribute to these inequities. 1 in 6 children live in households experiencing poverty and more than 1.2 million children live in food-insecure households.
It’s #WorldHealthDay today! For healthy people we need a healthy planet. Climate change will affect everyone in Canada, but those already experiencing inequities will be disproportionately impacted.
OPHA Public Health Files: Updates on boosters, COVID-19 cases, and gambling in Ontario; Training; Jobs & More - mailchi.mp/opha/april-7-2…
Celebrate Canadian Public Health Week by joining us today @ 12-1pm ET for a joint discussion with alPHa about the findings of our recent reports on the impact of COVID-19 on public health programs and the health of Ontarians. #CPHW22 Register at: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regist…
Canadian Public Health Week continues as Trevor Hancock discusses what is involved in keeping humans and the planet healthy through the creation of a Wellbeing society and the implications for the work of public health organizations. #CPHW22 Register at: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regist…
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