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 May 10, 2017

Ontario nursing homes can add fresher, better food to menu thanks to budget boost
The Toronto Star

Residents of Ontario nursing homes will get better, fresher food thanks to a funding boost from the province.

GrowTO Urban Agriculture Action Plan, Toronto: Urban Food Policy Snapshot
New York City Food Policy Center

The GrowTO plan, released by the Toronto Food Policy Council in 2012 was a collaborative effort by multiple food and environmental organizations in the city.

Fruit juice can be too much of a good thing
The Globe and Mail

Canadian kids are drinking plenty of fruit juice, at least 50 per cent more than current guidelines.

U-M expert: Least healthy kids hurt most by relaxed school nutrition standards
Michigan News: University of Michigan

These kids, says the Director of the Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan, are already the least healthy, and the newly relaxed nutrition guidelines could further worsen their diets.

Pizza, noodles, soft drinks go off Maharashtra school canteens
Zeenews

In an attempt to promote healthy eating and reduce obesity rates among schoolgoing kids, the Maharashtra government has imposed an official ban on the sale of junk food in school canteens.