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 03, 2016

How to fight food waste — and win
TVO Current Affairs

An estimated six million tonnes of solid food goes to waste every year in Canada but there is evidence that attitudes can be altered, both on the corporate and the consumer fronts.

Taxes on groceries, not soda, are hurting poor Americans

Grocery purchases are taxed in 16 states, and the extra cost hits hungry Americans the hardest.

We redesigned food labels to serve up real value

We’ve listened to the experts, read the research, and created our own info-packed label of the near future.

Increased risk of diabetes linked to higher BMI: twin study
CTV News

New research looking at body fat in identical twins has shown that a higher BMI is associated with a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes but not with a higher risk of heart attack.

Welcome to Brazil! Where a food revolution is changing the way people eat
The Nation

How the country challenged the junk-food industry and became a global leader in the battle against obesity.