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 10, 2018

The weight we carry: Why body acceptance is a growing movement
CBC News

Cara Taylor and Jackie Reimche have an idea: Maybe dieting isn't the only way to improve your health.

Opposition to breast-feeding resolution by U.S. stuns world health officials
The New York Times

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered for the UN-affiliated World Health Assembly. Then the U.S. delegation, embracing the interests of infant formula manufacturers, upended deliberations.

Your doctor may not be the best source of nutrition advice
The Washington Post

Experts say that while most physicians may recognize that diet is influential in health, they don’t learn enough about nutrition in medical school or the training programs that follow.

Salty snacks growing in popularity even as consumers search for healthy alternatives
Food Dive

Busy people are turning to snacks rather than three full meals a day, and food companies are trying to meet evolving demands as they reach for a portion of the $89 billion snacking category.

More than one-third of Australians experiencing food insecurity
Pro Bono Australia

These findings are in stark contrast to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures, which suggests only four per cent of Australians experience food insecurity.