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 08, 2018

University of Saskatchewan study shows importance of grain to Canada’s diet
Global News

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan used a statistical procedure called cluster analysis to identify typical patterns of grain consumption in Canadians.

FDA delays new food nutrition labeling rules
WebMD

Food makers have received an extension on meeting requirements for updated nutrition and serving size information on product labels, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Extending maternity leave leads to longer breastfeeding time
Healio

Extending maternity leave to 12 weeks resulted in a significant increase in breastfeeding duration and exclusivity for active duty mothers, according to findings presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting.

Nestle takes over sales of Starbucks in the grocery aisle
CP24 News

Nestle is paying more than $7 billion to buy the rights to sell Starbucks coffee and tea in supermarkets and other stores outside its coffee shops.

Limit trans-fats and saturated fats to reduce CVD risk - WHO
Food Navigator UK

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a public consultation on draft guidelines for intake of saturated fats and trans-fats.