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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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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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

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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 28, 2018

Sports Summit serves up healthy ideas
The Chronical Journal

For children and adolescents, healthy eating is especially important to support not only their sports performance but also their growth and development.

PC Organics, Love Child Organics baby food recalled in Canada
Global News

Health Canada is warning that 16 flavours of PC Organics and Love Child Organics baby food should not be eaten.

California children are drinking less soda but are getting more calories from sugary sports and energy products
UCLA Newsroom

Children and teenagers in California are consuming sports and energy drinks that contain similar amounts of sweeteners and pose the same health risks as soda, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Calls for junk food to have graphic cigarette-style warnings on packaging
The Telegraph

Graphic health warnings on food packets – similar to those used for cigarettes – could prompt people to abandon “hedonistic impulses” and choose healthier foods, a study suggests.

Plastic-free and fantastic: Alternative packaging using algae, shellfish, milk protein and lasers
Food Navigator UK

As the backlash against plastic rises, suppliers are finding alternatives that are biodegradable, just as functional and even made from previously unused waste streams.

The Mediterranean diet is gone, says WHO chief
Food Navigator UK

With Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus showing the highest levels of childhood obesity in Europe, the Mediterranean diet is gone, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) chief João Breda.