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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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: An Updated Policy Brief

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) is still considered by many public health experts and policymakers to be one of the best strategies to improve a nation’s nutrition, raise revenue for health programs, and recover the medical and insurance costs of treating diet-related diseases. This US-based policy brief summarizes the issues concerning SSB taxes, results of scientific research and offers policy reccommendations. 
Friedman, R., Brownell, K.
Evidence Summary
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)