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 December 07, 2016

City to consider helping food study
The Chronicle Journal

The Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy might receive $35,000 from the city to help cover a $130,000 food and agricultural market study.

Is chocolate really good for you? UBC scientists make new tool to measure antioxidants
CBC News

UBC food scientists have developed a new method to identify the antioxidant levels in chocolate more quickly and easily.

Maple Leaf launches new food security organization
Food in Canada Magazine

The new Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is striving to work collaboratively to reduce food insecurity in Canada by 50 per cent by 2030.

New study highlights benefits and nutritional quality of school lunch program
News-Medical.Net

Lunches served in the National School Lunch Program have higher nutritional quality than lunches brought from home, according to the largest comparison study conducted to date.

The insanity of fighting childhood cancer by selling slurpees
Forbes

Should 7-Eleven Slurpees be used to raise funds for childhood cancer?

High-dose vitamin D supplementation helps slash risk of falls among elderly
NutraIngredients North America

A combination of low-frequency exercise and high-dose vitamin D supplementation could help reduce risk of falls in the elderly by more than 70%, a new trial suggests.