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 April 23, 2018

Young athletes interested in healthy protein, not French fries
EurekAlert!

The greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn't really what young hockey players want, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Could UK’s new ‘sugar tax’ work in the US?
healthline

While there is currently no national tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in the United States, some public health advocates hope to see one implemented.

This tiny tooth sensor could keep track of the food you eat
Smithsonian.com

The tooth-mounted device can recognize glucose, salt and alcohol, and researchers hope it can one day detect much more.

Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes and obesity
Technology Networks

New research finds sugar replacements can also cause health changes that are linked with diabetes and obesity, suggesting that switching from regular to diet soda may be a case of 'out of the frying pan, into the fire.'

Ministers urged to ban fast food outlets from opening near schools
The Guardian UK

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says councils need increased powers to help combat childhood obesity.