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 09, 2015

Foodopoly: Growing healthy eating habits
Welland Tribune

The Foodopoly program at Bridges Community Health Centre in Port Colborne provides the right moves to win with food.

Manitobans, Canadians have among the highest obesity rates
Winnipeg Free Press

Manitobans eat less fruit and vegetables than other Canadians, and far more of us are obese in comparison to those in most developed nations.

Functional foods could help fight diseases
Portage Daily Graphic

Locally grown and processed crops and livestock products could be the answer for both improving health and lowering the province’s annual health care costs.

10% of Canadians have adult diabetes, report says
CBC News

Canada has one of the highest rates of diabetes in the world according to a report released this week.

Where vegetarianism and veganism differ: a diet versus a lifestyle
National Post

What does it mean to be a vegetarian or vegan?

The new EMBA course: What to eat
The Globe and Mail

Jordan LeBel, director of the Molson executive MBA program, says ensuring students stay fit was part of the reasoning for adding the Healthy Executive module.

Teens' health gains last at least 3 years after obesity surgery
CTV News

The largest, longest study of teen obesity surgery shows huge weight loss and health gains can last at least three years, and many say it's worth the risks.

No, hot dogs do not contain human meat.
National Post

Consumers should brace themselves for more buzzworthy headlines as genome sequencing gets cheaper and Silicon Valley companies like Clear Labs, Beyond Meat and Soylent try to disrupt eating itself.