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 26, 2016

Leslie Beck: There is reason to be cautious about calcium supplements
The Globe and Mail

It’s a controversial topic that’s been debated by scientists for nearly a decade: Are calcium supplements bad for your heart?

Health Canada looks to revamp food guide as obesity crisis grips country
The National Post

The federal government is moving to replace the outdated Canada Food Guide in an attempt to stem an obesity crisis plaguing the country.

Jamie Oliver wants to see more women in the kitchen
Metro News, Toronto

Only about 11 per cent of chefs are women, and this particular celebrity chef thinks that needs to change.

Junk food is a human rights concern: UN expert
CTV News

Hilal Elver, the UN's special representative on the right to food, said Tuesday the rise of industrial food production combined with trade liberalization has allowed large corporations to flood the global market with cheap, nutrient-poor foods that force poor people to choose between economic viability and nutrition, effectively violating their right to adequate food.

To feed a growing world, consider what farming isn’t
The Globe and Mail

Nine billion: That's roughly how many people are expected to populate the Earth by mid-century. How will we feed our growing world without compromising the planet's ecosystems?

Nutritionists must take a bigger piece of the pie when it comes to influencing food policy
Medical Xpress, Australia

Nutrition professionals need to step up to the plate and gain a larger portion of influence on food policy in Australia to dilute the heavy concentration of 'food industry' representatives with direct links to food policy decision makers.