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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Ontario Dietitians in Public Health returning to public health nutrition work

Posted on :Friday,27 May, 2022

After over 2 years redeployment to the COVID-19 pandemic response, Ontario Dietitians in Public Health are returning to public health nutrition work.  Most ODPH work was paused in March 2020 and is finally being restarted now in May 2022.  Registered Dietitians in public health worked alongside other public health professionals doing case and contact management, COVAX support, administrative tasks, lab results review, data entry, call centre work, development of guidance documents, outbreak management,...

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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 .  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 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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