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 18, 2016

New summer program in East York helps kids bridge nutrition gap
Inside Toronto

With school lunch initiatives closed for the summer break, summerlunch+ aims to fill the summer-time nutrition gap for local area children.

Food trends that are killing the planet
Now Magazine

What happens when the whole world starts eating something at the same time?

Food advertisements have impact on children’s eating habits: study
The Globe and Mail

Children make quicker decisions to eat “tasty” food and reward centres in their brains light up after watching food commercials on television, compared to non-food commercials, a small study finds.

Better cultural fit may encourage healthy eating
Medical News Today

In a study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, researchers suggest individuals with a better cultural fit are more likely to engage in healthy eating.

UK sugar tax: Government unveils plans and consultation
Food & Drink Europe

The UK government has confirmed details of its plans for a tax on sugar sweetened beverages, launching a consultation on the levy along with its long-awaited childhood obesity strategy today.