The Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) is the independent and official voice of Registered Dietitians working in public health in Ontario.

The society's mission is to provide a leadership forum and official voice for public health nutrition practice in Ontario.

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Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

Posted on :Friday,21 August, 2020

The ODPH 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place at 9:00 am on Wednesday October 21, 2020 using Adobe Connect through Public Health Ontario. The proposed Agenda and proxy form for those who are unable to attend can be found when you log in and go to the AGM page . There will be one proposed constitutional change to update the Constitution and By-Law documents with our official name and logo.    Resolutions for consideration can be emailed to or brought from the...

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ODPH responds to public health modernization discussion paper

Posted on :Thursday, 5 March, 2020

ODPH's response to the PH Modernization discussion paper survey is now posted.  Please go to our Advocacy, Position & Endorsement page   to see the letter and appendix sent to the Ministry.   Thank you to the Co-Chairs for making it happen and to everyone who participated in planning discussions and in drafting and editing our response!

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Response to proposed amendments of the Healthy Menu Choice Act and Food Premise Regulation

Posted on :Friday, 6 December, 2019

ODPH submissions to recent government consultations on proposed amendments to the Reg 50/16 of the Healthy Menu Choices Act and Food Premise Regulation 493/17 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act are now posted.  Read them on our advocacy, positions and endorsement page . Many thanks to the members who helped with these responses.

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No Money for Food is … Cent$less La nourriture ne suffit pas à éliminer la faim

Posted on :Monday,23 September, 2019

Ontario Dietitians in Public Health is aiming to make food insecurity an issue for the upcoming federal election with our campaign, No Money for Food is…Cent$less / La nourriture ne suffit pas à éliminer la faim .   By signing our letter to federal party leaders on the What you can do? / Que faire page , you can support all Canadians having an adequate income for food without compromising their ability to pay for other basic necessities. Let’s send a strong message to the party leaders so that...

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New 2019 ODPH Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines

Posted on :Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

The 2019 English and French Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines (Birth to Six Years) for Health Professionals are now available online at .  This ODPH document provides evidence-based nutrition guidelines on the following topics: Growth monitoring Infant formula Expressed breastmilk Food allergies Vitamin D Iron Choking prevention Fish consumption and methylmercury Food insecurity NutriSTEP® Parent...

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