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

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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 January 25, 2019

2 Ontario Indigenous communities work together to create regional food cooperative
CBC

Representatives from 14 northwestern Ontario Indigenous communities shared ideas at a food security workshop in Thunder Bay.

Food Guide recommendations to limit sugary drinks could influence school nutrition programs, expert says
The Globe and Mail

Nutrition experts say recommendations on beverages in the new Canada’s Food Guide will be felt most by young Canadians, as they are among the largest consumers of sugary beverages and have daily exposure to school-based nutrition programs.

Food insecurity increases risk for binge eating disorder and obesity
Psychiatry Advisor

Food insecurity is a risk factor for binge eating disorder (BED) and obesity in low-income Americans, according to study results published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Palm oil politics: corporate effects on health
Food Politics

The World Health Organization is about to publish a report on how the palm oil industry is promoting obesity and chronic disease as well as environmental degradation as integral parts of its business model.

UCI School of Medicine's culinary class gives doctors practical skills to help patients live healthier lives
ABC 7

A unique class at UCI School of Medicine called Culinary Medicine hopes to give doctors practical skills so they can help their patients live healthier lives.