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 January 12, 2018

Free access to dietitians for First Nations Communities in Saskatchewan
Dietitians of Canada

Starting this week, a locally operated dietitian call centre will provide access to trusted food and nutrition advice via telephone or email to First Nations communities in Saskatchewan.

The best healthy eating advice we took from 2017
Net Doctor

When it comes to nutrition and diet, the truth about what's actually good for us seems to be in continual flux. However, in 2017 the overriding message has been strong. Ditch the food fads, ignore the faux science, and listen only to evidence-based dietary advice from qualified experts.

With the recent outbreak of E. coli, what can I do to safely prepare raw vegetables?
The Globe and Mail

Some bacteria in our gut is a good thing; after all, what are probiotics for? But if you follow the rules of personal and kitchen hygiene, you will lower the risk of E. coli contamination.

New community bus serving malls, grocery stores, and more is coming to Peterborough in March
Kawartha Now

Beginning in March, the community bus will serve malls, grocery stores, seniors’ homes, medical clinics, and the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. It will operate hourly Monday through Sunday from 9:20 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Advocates hope food policy will cook up growth for Alberta agriculture
Edmonton Journal

The province is trying to create the perfect recipe for the promotion of the local food industry.