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.

Community Food Advisor website

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 05, 2018

Health inequities put many Ontarians at higher risk of certain cancers

A new report released by Cancer Care Ontario states that comprehensive strategies across multiple sectors and levels of government are needed to reduce cancer risk factors in Ontarians facing health inequities and in the population as a whole.

811 HealthLine expanded in Newfoundland and Labrador to include dietitian services
Northern Pen

Dial-a-Dietitian is a new service now available through the provincial HealthLine.

Most Canadians unaware of recent, major food recalls, survey finds
The Globe and Mail

The survey demonstrates that the vast majority of consumers significantly underestimate the frequency of recalls in Canada and display a general lack of awareness about a critical component of the country’s food safety system.

Where you live, walk, and eat in New York City are important for controlling diabetes
Science Daily

Researchers at Columbia University and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found there is a link between the neighborhood food, built and economic environment where you live and the ability to achieve glycemic control.

Bills to ban local soda taxes are moving in the States, Coke and Pepsi Borrow from the tobacco playbook
PR Watch

As soda tax campaigns are bubbling up in cities across the nation to combat obesity, diabetes and other serious health conditions – the beverage industry is working to choke off this expression of local democracy.