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, 2016

Sylvain Charlebois: Happy Meal toys a controversial strategy
Times Colonist

McDonald’s toy-distribution focus, along with the marketing of food of questionable nutritional value, has made many uncomfortable over the years. 

3 tips to fight childhood obesity
CBC News

It's going to take a concerted effort from parents and government to combat childhood obesity in Canada, according to a doctor at the forefront of the national obesity epidemic.

Soda consumption plunges in Berkeley after sugary drink tax, but why?
Food Dive

Consumption of soda and sugary drinks plunged by 21% in lower-income neighborhoods of Berkeley, CA, after the city became the first in the U.S. to pass a sugary beverage tax.

Leftover coffee grounds: Unlocking 6m tonnes of unused antioxidant dietary fibre
Food Navigator Europe

The use of leftover coffee grounds as an antioxidant dietary fibre is a low-cost value-added opportunity for an otherwise waste product, say Spanish researchers.

Cochrane Nutrition Field established in South Africa
Cochrane.org

Cochrane Nutrition's vision is to make Cochrane the independent, globally recognized go-to place for nutrition systematic reviews.