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 March 26, 2014

Helping Vulnerable Babies Get a Healthy Start Ontario Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Human Milk Bank
Government of Ontario Newsroom

Nearly 500 vulnerable newborns and infants in Ontario had a healthier start in life over the past year, thanks to the benefits of donated human breast milk. One year ago, the Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank opened through a partnership between the Ontario government, Mount Sinai Hospital, Hospital for Sick Children and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. In the first year of operation, nearly 30,000 ounces of donor milk has been dispensed to Ontario hospitals.

New moms, lose baby weight or face diabetes, heart health risk: study
Global News

A Canadian study is warning that weight gain within a year of giving birth could be tied to a new risk of diabetes or heart disease. Lead researcher, Dr. Ravi Retnakaran, is an endocrinologist at Mount Sinai and a University of Toronto professor. In his research, published Tuesday morning in Diabetes Care, Retnakaran followed 305 moms throughout pregnancy and into the first year of motherhood.

Women who fail to lose ‘baby weight’ after giving birth raise their risk of diabetes, heart disease: Toronto study
The Post

Additional commentary on study published Tuesday in the journal Diabetes Care.