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 June 14, 2018

PHU advocating for solution to reduce food insecurity
Timmins Press

A public health dietitian says the Porcupine Health Unit has launched a campaign to make poverty reduction a priority in hopes of assisting those who can’t afford to eat healthy.

Guelph, Wellington county's food waste work now part of international study
CBC News

Guelph and Wellington County have been chosen to partner with the U.K.-based Ellen MacArthur Foundation as part of an international study on the same topic.

Changes to food safety rules could lead to faster recalls, federal agency say
CBC News

Canada is introducing new food safety regulations that the agency involved says could lead to faster recalls at the grocery store.

Infant botulism cases spike in Canada: Why you shouldn't feed babies honey
National Post

Canadian health agencies are investigating a spike in confirmed cases of infant botulism across the country.

Why a major paper on the Mediterranean Diet was just retracted and replaced
The London Free Press

If the original study was so problematic that the authors chose to withdraw it entirely, could the new one be trusted?

Climate change to make rice less nutritious
The Weather Network

Rice is the primary food source for more than 3 billion people around the world.