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 August 14, 2014

Most Waterloo Region residents don't meet food guidelines: report
CBC News

Most Waterloo region residents are not meeting Canadian nutrition guidelines, according to a new report commissioned by the Region of Waterloo called NEWPATH, and featured researchers from the University of Waterloo, the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia.

Poor eating widespread in region stuck in ‘food swamp’
Waterloo Record

Additional commentary on NEWPATH study in Waterloo Region.

Studies questioning the need to cut salt intake
CTV News

Consuming too little salt may be harmful according to two Canadian studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, some scientists are saying the new research is flawed and sending the wrong message.

Too little salt in the diet may be a bad thing, research suggests

Additional commentary on new Canadian sodium studies.