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 16, 2019

Eating more fruit and veg could slash breast cancer risk by 20 per cent, study says
The Sun

Ditching high fat meals and scoffing more wholegrains 'cuts risk', study finds.

Initiative pushes for fresh, local hospital food across Canada
CBC

Wild salmon with lemon dill sauce, blueberry soup and bone broth may be high-end restaurant meals but they're also on the menu at some Canadian hospitals aiming to meet recovering patients' nutritional and cultural needs.

We have abundant food. Why is our health — and the planet’s — so bad?
The New York Times

In her new book, The Way We Eat Now, English writer and historian, Bee Wilson, sets out to discover how we have become at once enthralled and enslaved by a world of much too much food everywhere around us, and how uncertain we are of what, when and how much we should eat.

Don't talk about 'food poverty' – it's just poverty
The Guardian

We need to deal with the economics of food as well as the obscenity of poverty. But the solution to one does not fix the other

Nutrition, weight loss, and type 2 diabetes
The Lancet

On April 18, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a new consensus report on nutrition therapy in adults with diabetes. The first such update in 5 years, it also includes, for the first time, people with prediabetes.