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 30, 2016

Food bank managers adjusting to new upward pressure
Estevan Mercury

The pressure on the Estevan and area food bank continues to mount on an almost daily basis according to those who are managing the service.

New app helps those with food allergies
Toronto Sun

Second Waiter is an app that weeds out potentially allergic items on menu items from 300 North American restaurant chains.

'Alarming' number of canned foods still contain BPA, new report warns
CTV News

According to a new report, BPA is still present in an “alarming” number of food can linings and lids.

EFSA vitamin D intakes are too low and ‘missing data’: Industry group
NutraIngredients Europe

The EU’s central science agency last week published draft recommendations for vitamin D intakes at a level drawing some criticism for being too low.

Eat your veggies, and your spoons: How edible cutlery, packaging affects the industry
Waste Dive

India-based Bakey's has created a line of edible cutlery that are made from millet, rice, and wheat flours.