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 25, 2015

UBC food bank sees a spike in visits this year
CBC News

The number of visits to the University of British Columbia's food bank for students has tripled this fall, according to its coordinator.

MEND is a new family-based program to get fit and healthy
Penticton Western News

MEND is a 10-week, family-based education program designed to help children seven to 13 years old and their families get fitter, healthier and happier together.

Prebiotic-packed foods fight adult weight gain, promote better health
The Globe and Mail

Research published earlier this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that a diet lacking prebiotic-packed foods can also contribute to excess pounds over time.

How cardiovascular health plays a role in dementia risk
The Toronto Star

“What’s good for the heart is good for the brain,” says Yves Joanette, scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Aging.

Coca-Cola partners with police to hand out drink coupons
Weighty Matters

Ontario's Peel Regional Police and Coca-Cola are forming a partnership that involves police officers handing out coupons for Coca-Cola to drivers who haven't been drinking and driving.