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 December 06, 2018

Leamington Gleaners send another shipment of food to northwestern Ontario
CBC

The result of two southern Ontario organizations' collaboration is a truck with 18,143 kg (40,000 lbs) of fresh produce and non-perishable goods delivered to remote communities.

PC government reverses ban on chocolate milk, juice sales in schools
CBC

Students in New Brunswick schools will once again be able to sell chocolate milk and fruit juice after the provincial government made changes to its nutrition policy Wednesday.

Dietary fat: From foe to friend?
Science

The debate about high- versus low-carbohydrate diets continues. This review, by nutrition scientists with widely varying perspectives, summarizes existing evidence to identify areas of broad consensus amid ongoing controversy.

Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis?
Medical News Today

Proponents of the ketogenic diet believe that it can help people lose weight and possibly reverse degenerative diseases. The ketogenic diet does offer some benefits, but people with multiple sclerosis (MS) need to consider certain factors before trying the diet.

Can we grow more food on less land? We’ll have to, a new study finds
The New York Times

If the world hopes to make meaningful progress on climate change, it won’t be enough for cars and factories to get cleaner. Our cows and wheat fields will have to become radically more efficient, too.