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 16, 2018

Flat out food: Permaculture and poultry on the prairies
The Owen Sound Sun Times

The term free-range is an apt expression for Bryan’s Narragansett turkeys— the animals roam the entire property.

Trick or Eat: an initiative to end food insecurity for Canadian students
Eat North

Forty per cent of students in Canada experience some form of food insecurity. That number is quite startling, especially when you consider that the average household food insecurity in the country is only 12 per cent.

Abbott Nutrition recalls meal replacements including Ensure Plus for possible bacterial contamination
CBC News

Abbott Nutrition is recalling a number of canned nutritional beverages due to possible bacterial contamination.

Policies to limit marketing of unhealthy foods to children fall short of protecting their health and rights
WHO Europe

A new report from WHO/Europe finds that many existing policies and regulations aimed at tackling food marketing to children are markedly insufficient, meaning children continue to be exposed to commercial messages promoting foods high in fats, salt and sugar.