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 02, 2018

Ontario Growing Agri-Food Sector in Northern Ontario
Government of Ontario

Ontario is helping to build capacity in Northern Ontario's agri-food sector, and investing in the work of northern farmers to improve their land, diversify crops and expand their businesses.

How teaching kids to cook builds confidence and community
Globe and Mail

The cooking process, dietitians emphasize, is an important way to help children build healthy relationships with food.

Why most foods don’t expire until long after we think they should
National Post

Best before dates can provide clues about a food’s freshness, but there are better ways to tell if something has actually gone bad.

Why food allergies are on the rise
Lake News online

Every three minutes, a food allergy sends someone in the United States to an emergency department. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergies in kids increased about 50 percent between 1997 and 2011.

Report shows increasing soda tax could reduce obesity, raise state revenues
The Register Herald

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy has released a new report encouraging an increased soda tax — a measure which the Center says would not only reduce obesity, but raise much-needed state funds. 

World Nutrition Day: How Happy Bar Nutrition is helping resolve an undernourishment crisis
Cison PR Newswire

The largest adolescent nourishment crisis in the world is in India, where one in every two children receive a less-than-adequate diet. In response, international agriculturalists created Happy Bar, a tasty, healthy, protein-rich snack bar.