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 14, 2019

Study suggests the new Canada’s Food Guide is more affordable only under specific conditions
The Globe and Mail

The new Canada’s Food Guide, with its focus on plant-based eating, is more affordable for the average family to follow than the previous guide – but with important caveats – according to a new study.

Chile’s sugary food fight echoes around the world
Financial Times

As sugary foods proliferated in Chile in recent decades, health campaigners clamoured for a solution. Now the government is implementing one of the most radical junk food fights ever seen, using a model that reformers hope will spread elsewhere.

Study shows 'no significant association' between healthy eating and fighting dementia, but not all scientists are on board
New York Daily News

A new study published Tuesday showed “no significant association” between eating a healthy diet during early adulthood and diminishing the risk of developing dementia later in life – but some experts are skeptical.

The truth about the nitrates in your food
BBC

Usually associated with processed meats, nitrates and nitrites are potentially cancer-causing compounds. But what are they, really – and are they always detrimental?