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 29, 2017

'People are being duped': Marketplace exposes homegrown lies at farmers markets
CBC News

Some Ontario vendors caught misleading consumers about the food for sale on their tables.

High on the agenda: Delta mayor champions produce over pot at UBCM
CBC News

B.C.'s food security is at risk as demand to grow pot on ALR land increases, says Lois Jackson.

Adult food allergies on the rise, report finds, but cause still unclear
NBC News

According to data from FAIR Health, an independent, nonprofit organization, private insurance claim lines with diagnoses of anaphylactic food reactions rose 377 percent from 2007 to 2016.

FDA agrees to enforce menu labeling rule in May 2018
Centre for Science in the Public Interest

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan approved an agreement that paves the way for the FDA to begin enforcing regulations requiring chain restaurants, grocery stores, and convenience stores to include calorie counts on menus in May 2018.

Ireland the best country for food security
Irish Examiner

Ireland has been ranked as the country best able to feed its inhabitants in a global food security index.

Soft drink sales in Portugal down 25% following sugar tax
European Supermarket Magazine

Portugal’s Ministry of Health has calculated that the tax on high-sugar beverages, introduced in February, has reduced soft drink sales by 25%.