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 15, 2018

Public-health experts applaud New Brunswick’s decision to ban chocolate milk, fruit juice in schools
Globe and Mail

New Brunswick has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to ban flavoured milk and fruit juice in schools. The new policy is being applauded by public-health experts who say that other provinces should follow suit. 

From farm to factory, Canadian dairy industry has no time for Trump
CBC News

U.S. president wants Canada to axe supply management, but farmers say that would destroy their livelihood. 

Senator Eggleton tables motion to launch a National Nutrition Program for Children and Youth
The Coalition for Healthy School Food

The Coalition for Healthy School Food issued a statement in support of Senate Motion no. 358, which will help focus the Government’s attention on the unanimous 2015 recommendation of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs Science and Technology (#17) that the Minister of Health “Advocate for childcare facility and school programs related to breakfast and lunch programs…and nutrition literacy courses.”

Finding it hard to cut down on processed foods? Here's why
Medical News Today

Researchers from four countries — Germany, Switzerland, the United States, and Canada — have conducted a series of experiments investigating what happens in the brain when a person is confronted with foods high in carbs, foods that have a high fat content, and foods that are high in both carbs and fats (typically processed foods).

There’s building evidence on nutrition’s role in preventing cognitive decline
Nutraingredients USA

Nutritional steps for heart disease prevention are well known. Now it’s time to do the same for reducing the risk of dementia, argued researchers during a nutrition conference in Boston.