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 08, 2019

Access to nutrition programs a “side effect” of snow days for Hamilton students
The Hamilton Spectator

For many kids, waking up to news of a snow day sparks a feeling of joy that might send them back to bed or outside to play. But for others, a lack of school might mean more than a day off.

Planted-in-Guelph sustainable food program continues to grow
Guelph Today

TreeMobile offers fruit trees and shrubs delivered or planted if needed at a reduced price to promote awareness and availability of local, sustainable fresh food.

Universities take steps to tackle food insecurity on campus
University Affairs

Students, researchers and charitable organizations are mobilizing to find solutions to improve food security.

Soda, sugar-sweetened beverages linked to more severe symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis
Science Daily

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about two cans of non-diet soda, may be tied to more severe symptoms and a higher level of disability.

Why we stress eat & what to do about it

Dietitian Malina Malkani, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, discusses the roots of emotional eating.