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 25, 2015

New Brunswick farmer wants surplus to be in local food banks
CBC News

A Hampton farmer hopes to inspire other New Brunswick farmers to donate their surplus harvest to local food banks.

Which food companies are working to prevent child obesity in the U.S. and Canada?
Business Review USA

Child obesity is a major issue in Canada and the United States. There are some companies doing its part to promote healthier eating, hoping to decrease the nation’s obesity percentage.

Breast or bottle? Criticism of model's choice reveals tensions
CTV News

Deciding whether to nurse or bottle-feed babies may be a personal matter, but the backlash faced by Canadian supermodel Coco Rocha for her choice reveals how divisive opinions can be about how infants are fed.

5 ‘healthy’ foods that aren’t as healthy as you thought
Global News

While there are plenty of healthy alternatives out there, there’s also plenty of tricky marketing or “healthwashing” that could fool you into thinking some products are healthier than they are.

Childhood obesity linked to lack of garden access
Endocrinology Adviser

Children who lack garden access from ages 3 to 5 years are more likely to develop obesity by age 7, according to a study of 6,467 children, which was presented at 2015 annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.