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 02, 2013

Are we really supposed to drink eight glasses of water a day?
The Globe

Experts have debunked the long-standing myth promoting water consumption, but do say people should drink more water.

Available varieties of yogurt have grown exponentially to appeal to every taste
Canada.com

In North America, yogurt didn't really catch on until the 1950s and '60s with an increasing interest in health food, but in recent years, the available varieties have grown exponentially as manufacturers try to appeal to every dietary niche and taste.

Ontario adds $3 million to student nutrition programs
The Star

Ontario is adding $3 million a year into student nutrition programs in response to a recent report on children's health that called on the province to extend healthy food programs to all public schools.

Why Hamilton may be leading the way on food security
CBC News

Hamilton is a "bellwether" for positive changes in the food system that Ian Bird hopes to see pop up cross the country.