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 July 07, 2014

$2 hospital meals could cause malnutrition, dietitians warn
CBC News

An average meal at a Quebec hospital or CHSLD (government-run seniors’ residence) now costs less than $2 according to some estimates, and further cuts may be on the way. Catherine Lefebvre is concerned about the upcoming budget cuts’ effect on hospital food.

Canadian researchers explore best practices to treat childhood obesity
Star Phoenix

The goal of the CANadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry is to try to understand what interventions are working. The study will follow 1,600 children, ages two to 17, enrolled in one of eight weight management clinics affiliated with children's hospitals in Hamilton, Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

What are some healthy gluten-free grains, besides brown rice and quinoa?
The Globe

Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.