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 31, 2016

Local vs. imported fruit: What tastes better and how to tell the difference
CTV News

Many experts tout the benefits of eating local food, but with so many options available in the produce aisle, navigating the supermarket can be a challenging task for shoppers.

CDN-NDG restrictions on fast food locations challenged in court
CTV News (Montreal)

A bylaw passed by Cote-Des-Neiges-NDG city council in March restricting where fast food restaurants can open is being challenged in court as Restaurants Canada said residents should be able to choose what food they can eat

Drone and robotic technology will be used to help maximize crop yields
CBC News

The University of Saskatchewan has officially launched a new high-tech research centre to study food security and how Saskatchewan can grow even more for the world.

Children with food allergies might be vulnerable to asthma
Food Navigator USA

Developing food allergies are a reliable indicator of the chances of acquiring other allergies such as asthma and allergic rhinitis, a US study has demonstrated.

Study reveals caffeine’s link to preventing memory problems
Nutraingredients USA

Researchers have uncovered a direct link between caffeine-binding receptors in the brain and age-related memory problems, suggesting that caffeine may help reverse memory deficits.