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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Dietitians of Canada School Nutrition Position Paper

Food Environment Dietitians support healthy nutrition policies for children in daycares and schools as a component of health -promoting schoolson within a food environment. We believe that mSchools and childcare settings are important environments for children to see modelling of healthy food habits at school and in childcare settings and teaching childrenand to learn about food. how to plan, shop Making healthy choices and prepare healthy developing food skills at a young age can will have positive impacts for affect life-long healthy eating habits. Children spend a large portion of their day in daycare or at school where they may have access to food served through vending machines, snack and lunch programs and cafeterias. One way to help children make better food choices is to ensure that healthy options are available in the school and daycare settings. Dietitians work closely with provincial governments and the school community to shape policies aimed at promoting and protecting the healthy growth of children. Describes the ways that dietitians have helped shape and implement school nutrition policies across Canada, with examples from varioius provinces.
Dietitians of Canada
Example/Component, Strategy/Framework
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Food Allergies | Food Intolerances, Food Environment, Healthy Eating
Children's Service/Child Care, School
Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)