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 15, 2014

Controversial anti-obesity ad goes viral
Global News

Children's Health Care of Atlanta recently released an anti-obesity video "Rewind the Future".  However, some obesity experts disagree with the approach.

Little Chefs learning the joys of cooking
My Kawartha

A cooking skills pilot program has given area children plenty to digest when it comes to knowing their way around the kitchen. Little Chefs of CKL was launched this summer to teach children between the ages of six and 12 years how to prepare and cook a variety of healthy meals. Participants also learned the benefits of eating and using locally-grown food in their cooking creations, either by growing it themselves or purchasing it from local growers.

New Study on Diabetes Risk Emphasizes Value of a Registered Dietitian in Prevention and Treatment
Digital Journal

A new study, indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime, offers more evidence that nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help prevent or delay diabetes and its related health problems through lifestyle and dietary changes, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.