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 09, 2018

Canada’s food system provides more food than we need
The Link

In Montreal, food waste accounts for an average of 27 per cent of garbage thrown out by residents.

Dads need to be play a greater role in preventing childhood obesity, says study
The Toronto Star

Fathers have largely been excluded from family-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity, researchers find.

Researchers develop patch to detect harmful bacteria while food is still packaged
CTV News

A team of researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont. have devised an innovative way to detect harmful pathogens on the spot.

Antarctica greenhouse yields its first crop of vegetables without earth or sun
Global News

Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.

The fast food collaborations shaking up the beauty industry this spring
CTV News

Multiple fast food brands have been edging their way into the beauty game recently: here are three products to look out for this spring.

Wisconsin lawmakers update nutrition curriculum guidelines
Star Tribune

A new Wisconsin law says nutrition instruction in school health classes must be based on guidelines that are updated every five years by federal agriculture and health officials.