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 23, 2014

5 solutions for after school snack challenges
Calgary Herald

After school is one of most challenging times for parents and caregivers to manage healthy eating with kids. Registered dietitian Andrea Holwegner provides some tips.

Sudbury second-most obese city in Canada: Stats Can
CBC News

The most recent numbers from Statistics Canada indicate that Sudbury is now the second-most obese city of its kind in Canada, after Saint John, New Brunswick.

Why aren’t registered dietitians’ services covered by one of Canada’s biggest health-insurance plans?
The Globe

Despite registered dietitians (RDs) being one of Canada’s few regulated health professions, RDs are not currently covered by Canada’s Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP).

Teach your child to eat like the French — you’ll lower their risk of obesity and open up a world of flavour
The Post

Are we teaching our kids to eat right? And not just to be healthy, but also to eat well? Registered dietitian Jennifer Sygo answers this question.