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 05, 2017

How Toronto can worm its way out of food waste
National Observer

At an Ont.-based farm, 250,000 red wiggler worms are busy transforming the organic waste of 15 Toronto-area companies into nutrient-rich manure.

Breastfeeding policies are a barrier to trade? The U.S. trade office thinks so
Food Politics

Public Citizen reports that the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has identified other countries’ policies to promote breastfeeding as “significant trade barriers”.

'Healthy' bones of contention: Stakeholders at odds over added sugar and saturated fat
Food Navigator USA

Key stakeholders disagree over how to define ‘healthy’ on food labels, with added sugar and saturated fat proving the biggest bones of contention, and heated debate over whether fruit juice deserves a ‘healthy’ label.

The science of sugar

In this video, TechKnow explores the science of sugar at the Department of Molecular Bioscience School at the University of California-Davis where cutting-edge research is being done.