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 30, 2016

Victoria councillors unified on opposition to GMO foods
Times Colonist

Opponents of genetically modified foods are worried that engineered plants and foods have not been adequately tested for long-term impacts on human and environmental heath.

Coffee drinking habits could be genetic, study finds
NutraIngredients USA

Why do some people need to drink more coffee to feel the same effect? It could be down to a gene that controls cells' ability to process caffeine, scientists have found.

The war on sugar: 'Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily'
Medical News Today

The American Heart Association have issued new recommendations for added sugar intake among children and adolescents.

WHO adds more cancer types linked to excess weight
Food Navigator USA

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified obesity as more of a risk factor for cancer than previously thought as a report identifies more cancer types linked to excess weight.