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 September 23, 2013

I had a gout attack. What should I be eating?
The Star

There are certain foods you should avoid in order to manage gout. There are also foods (and beverages) you should eat and drink because they can help prevent a future attack. Like standard medication prescribed for gout, dietary changes are aimed at reducing levels of uric acid in the blood.

Little evidence sharp reductions in salt consumption will improve health, heart researcher says
The Post

The drive to bring about “sweeping,” sharp reductions in salt consumption is based more on zealotry than science, and should be halted until there’s better evidence, one of Canada’s foremost heart researchers charges in a provocative new commentary.

Public Health Agency adds case in Quebec to E.coli cheese outbreak investigation
Global News

OTTAWA – The Public Health Agency of Canada has confirmed one more illness linked to E.coli contaminated cheese from British Columbia.