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 June 11, 2018

Canadian men live unhealthy lifestyles: Study
The London Free Press

The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation compiled the first national study on men’s health behaviours, which looked at five health behaviours that prevent chronic disease. These factors are diet, sleep, exercise, smoking and drinking.

Trump attacks put fresh focus on Canada's supply-managed dairy system
The Times Colonist

Here's what you need to know about supply management, including why Trump wants to get rid of it — and why federal governments of all stripes have said no.

American toddlers consume too much added sugar

A new study suggests children in the US begin consuming added sugar at a very young age and that many toddlers' sugar intake exceeds the maximum amount recommended for adults.

Improving Americans' diets could save billions in health-related costs
Medical Xpress

New research suggests improving the quality of the average American's diet could substantially reduce costs associated with heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other major health problems.

Restricting junk food TV ads linked to lower obesity rates in children, study finds
Organic Authority

Banning television ads promoting junk food to kids may help to reduce obesity rates and health care costs, according to new research out of Australia.