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 05, 2015

Canada’s diabetes rate worse than the US: report
Global News

According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s (CIHI) report,International Comparisons: A Focus on Diabetes, just over nine percent of Canadians have diabetes, that’s more than three million Canadians living with diabetes.

Foodopoly: Growing healthy eating habits
Welland Tribune

Christina Dupont, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Bridges, developed The Foodopoly program at Bridges Community Health Centre in Port Colborne, which helps individuals take a practical approach to meal planning.

Protein-enhanced foods may not help you shed weight
Global News

Anne Drewa explains how foods enriched with protein may be adding other extras to your diet, and how ‘protein-enhanced’ foods and drinks may not be as beneficial as you think.

Student team aims for app to help diabetes patients dining out
Berkeley News

A team of UC Berkeley students who are working on a smartphone app to help type 2 diabetes patients make healthy choices when dining out are heading to round 2 of the Diabetes Design Challenge. Read on to learn more about it. 

What is the meaning of (shelf) life?
Food Dive

Shelf life is a common struggle for food companies. Everyone wants a product to stay fresher forever, so they have more time to sell or use it, but environmental, biological, chemical, nutritional, and quality factors all come into play that ultimately affect the product whenever it’s ready to be consumed.