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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.

What’s New?Our latest news and events

Updated food insecurity position statement now available

Posted on :Wednesday, 2 December, 2020

ODPH's updated position statement on food insecurity can now be found as part of the No Money For Food is…Cent$less campaign.  ODPH recommends effective responses for the urgent public health problem of food insecurity, a situation which has only gotten worse with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read the executive summary and full position statement at  https://www.odph.ca/odph-position-statement-on-responses-to-food-insecurity-1 .  An infographic is available at ...

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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  elizabeth.smith@hamilton.ca 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   https://www.odph.ca/advocacy   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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