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 August 18, 2014

Consumers prefer Informed Dining program over menu-board labels
Canada Newswire

According to research conducted by Environics Research for Restaurants Canada, 92% of Canadians feel it is important to know the nutrition breakdown of the foods they eat. Calories are number four on the list of most important nutrition information Canadians want from restaurants.

Controversial anti-obesity ad garners mixed reaction in Halifax
Global News

An anti-obesity ad is making waves for its dramatic message, but health experts in Halifax are concerned it is doing so for the wrong reasons.

Oakville physician helping tackle obesity in children
Inside Halton

Oakville resident and pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Katherine Morrison is leading a study at McMaster University to see why some children achieve success with weight management programs while others do not.