Leadership Centre

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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

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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

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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Introduction of Allergenic Foods to Infants, especially Peanuts: Interim Guidance for Canadian Dietitians

Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition This interim DC communication provides information on the scientific evidence regarding the introduction of peanuts to infants and how the current dietetic practice recommendations agree and differ from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recommendations published in January 2017. The key differences between these new NIAID guidelines and current Canadian Nutrition for Healthy Term Infant (NHTI) recommendations are in the different definitions of “at risk” infants, the strength of wording for introducing peanut containing food early, and the recommendation to undergo physician supervised testing/feeding before introduction for a small subset of very high-risk infants.
Dietitians of Canada
Evidence Summary
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Food Allergies | Food Intolerances
Community-at-large, Primary Care