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 25, 2015

Canadian Medical Association urges health-care strategy for seniors
The Globe And Mail

Reshaping the health system to deal with the onslaught of aging baby boomers is urgent and needs to be a political priority, the head of the Canadian Medical Association says.

Can this red pepper help cut your grocery bill?
The Toronto Star

I’ve got two red peppers, rice, and half a tetrapak of chicken stock. I just entered my leftovers into an online tool I found and it gave me a tasty chicken and chorizo jambalaya. Open yourself up to trying new things and see how creative you can be using your leftovers.

Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better
Huffington Post

Want to improve what your children are eating? If the answer is yes, I commend you, because childhood nutrition is extraordinarily important. Right from the start, nutrition shapes brain development, metabolism, and overall health.

Most older heart-attack patients don’t finish cardiac rehab: study
The Globe And Mail

Most older adults who are hospitalized for a heart attack do not attend even one of the recommended cardiac rehabilitation sessions, according to a new study. The researchers found that 36,376 patients, or 62 per cent, were referred to cardiac rehab – but only 11,862 attended at least one rehab session over the year following hospital discharge.