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Public Health Nutrition

The Public Health Nutrition program promotes, protects, and supports the nutritional health of the population with an emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention.

The Public Health Nutritionist considers the root causes of nutrition-related conditions and illnesses and engages citizens to help build healthy communities in which to live, work, and play.

The Public Health Nutritionist helps to create conditions to support healthy communities and builds healthy public policy.

Some initiatives include:

  • Encouraging and supporting healthy food environment within organizations such as schools, work sites, and recreation facilities.
  • Helping to create early childhood environments that support healthy eating and physical activity.
  • Providing nutrition information and resources to teachers and school administrators to support nutrition sections of curriculums. 
  • Increasing awareness and addressing issues regarding food security in the health region.

For further information contact:

Barb Wright,
Public Health Nutritionist
Box 5000-201
1174 Nicholson Road
Estevan, SK
(306) 637-2469
barb.wright@schr.sk.ca