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 18, 2013

Recommended daily sodium limit raised to 2,000 mg, according to new Canadian guidelines
The Globe

Hypertension Canada has raised the recommended amount of daily sodium intake to 2,000 milligrams, the equivalent of roughly one teaspoon of salt.

Advertising food to children moves from TV to online games
The Globe

Researchers found 143 websites advertising 439 food brands that are geared to children 2 to 11 years old.

Gluten-free: Why you shouldn’t listen to Miley and Gwyneth
The Star

Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health, Law and Policy at the University of Alberta explores the gluten-free trend.