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 November 11, 2014

New recommendations for home made baby food

This year, Health Canada changed its recommendations. And some of those changes might surprise you. At the six-month mark, most babies are ready for their first solid food. And typical baby foods aren’t your only option.

Meat-free ways to find kid-friendly protein
The Globe

I’m concerned my 10-year-old son doesn’t eat enough protein because he is always craving carbohydrates. How much protein does he need? What are creative ways to add protein to his meals? Registered dietitian Leslie Beck answers these questions.

Heart disease isn’t just for men, after all
The Globe

In 2012, the most recent year for which detailed data are available, 66,178 Canadians died of cardiovascular disease – 33,196 women and 32,982 men. There is also a growing recognition that cardiovascular disease needs to be treated differently in women. That’s the motivation for the creation of the new Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre – the first of its kind in Canada – at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.