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

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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 12, 2016

Hamilton serves up new food strategy with long-term priorities
The Hamilton Spectator

The new strategy, presented to Hamilton's board of health Thursday, is focused on pursuing co-operative opportunities to provide access to healthy food for all, promote "food literacy" and support local agriculture.

Late re-supply barges send food prices soaring in northern N.W.T. communities
CBC News

Delayed NTCL barges are causing food prices to skyrocket in affected communities, causing some to increase their reliance on traditional foods.

Ontario bowed to food industry pressure on menu-labelling legislation: critics
CTV News

Critics say the Ontario government bowed to pressure from the fast-food industry when it passed legislation mandating calorie counts on restaurant menus, but not sodium levels.

More is better when it comes to adding fruit & veggies to shelf-stable products
Food Navigator USA

As acai, pomegranate, cranberry and other nutritional powerhouses have gone mainstream, manufacturers looking for the same lift from the ingredients have to up the ante.

More research needed on paleo diet for diabetics
Medical News Today

Current evidence about any beneficial effect of the Paleo diet for people living with type 2 diabetes is inconclusive, according to a Perspective published online by the Medical Journal of Australia.