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 October 17, 2013

Oreos more addictive than cocaine, study finds
The Globe

If you’ve ever consumed an entire row of Oreos – daresay the whole package – only to wonder why and how, researchers from Connecticut College believe they’ve arrived at an explanation.

Sodium intake guideline up for debate
CBC News

Most people consume an average of 3,400 mg of sodium per day, more than twice recommended.

Toronto school bans junk food from students' lunch bags
CTV News

A Toronto elementary school is trying to encourage its students to live a healthy lifestyle by clamping down on the contents of their lunch bags.