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 05, 2014

Canadian kids taking a bite of foodie culture: poll

Only 16 per cent of parents called their kids "picky" eaters in a recent Nanos survey, suggesting today's kids are more adventurous.

Get your children to control junk food cravings by punching up those packed lunches
National Post

How much, if any, junk food is it safe for kids to eat? Registered Dietitian Jennifer Sygo examines this question.

Eating disorders cause more Canadian girls to be hospitalized
CBC News

Hospitalizations for eating disorders increased dramatically among preteen and teenage girls in Canada between 2006 and 2013, according to a new report.

Making schools better places for children with diabetes
Health News Network

Keeping children with diabetes safe, healthy and fully involved in school activities is the goal of the following initiatives being announced on September 3 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA)

Produce grown in Toronto gives organic grocer a leg up
The Globe

Part of a series of case studies, this article covers "Fresh City", which allows consumers to purchase fresh, local and organic food that is delivered to their doors each week.