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membership-brochure-June 2019

updated 2019 membership brochure - why to join and benefits of ODPH

Executive membership ODPH promotional material 2019 Public Executive

letter re Public Health Modernization - final June 3 2019

letter to Minister Elliott re Public Health Modernization June 3 2019

Communications June Executive Advocacy 2019 Public Executive

2018-2019 Annual Report

2018-19 ODPH Annual Report

Annual Report Executive Public Executive

2018-2019 Annual Report Appendix

appendix to the ODPH's annual report, workgroup highlights

Annual Report Executive Public Executive

ODPH support for Children Count Task Force recommendations

April, 9, 2019 ODPH members sent a letter of support to Ministers. Lisa Macleod, Lisa Thompson, Christine, Elliott and MPP Robin Martin regarding the recommendations of the Children Count Task Force.

Communications Executive School Nutrition Workgroup Family Health Nutrition Advisory Group Advocacy 2019 Public Executive

ODPH letter Food Literacy in the Curriculum Dec 2018

letter from ODPH re food literacy in the curriculum, response to consultation Dec 2018

Communications Executive December Food Literacy Workgroup School Nutrition Workgroup 2018 Advocacy Public Executive

Joint letter on Food Literacy to Ministry of Education Dec 2018

letter from ODPH, DC, OHEA, OPHA for MEd Curriculum consultation Dec 2018

Communications Executive December Food Literacy Workgroup School Nutrition Workgroup 2018 Advocacy Public Executive

2017-2018 Annual Report

ODPH's Annual Report for 2017-2018

Annual Report Executive 2017 2018 Public Executive

2017-2018 Annual Report ODPH Workgroup highlights

Highlights the 2017-2018 accomplishments of the various workgroups

Annual Report Executive workgroup highlights 2017 2018 Public Executive

ODPH Letter re: Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy

Letter to the Federal Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development regarding Opportunity For All: Canada's First Poverty Reduction Strategy, Household Food Insecurity Measurement and Basic Income Pilot.

Communications Executive Food Insecurity Workgroup 2018 Advocacy Public Executive

Liaison Coordinator Report Jan 2018 (ES)

report from working groups

January Executive Liaison Report 2018 Public Executive

Liaison Coordinator Report February 2018 (ES)

report from work groups

February Executive Liaison Report 2018 Public Executive

ODPH response on the Qualifications for Public Health Professionals Protocol, 2018

ODPH feedback to the Ministry of Health of Health and Long-Term Care on the Qualifications for Public Health Professionals Protocol 2018

Communications Executive December 2017 MOHLTC Public Executive

ODPH response to proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act

ODPH response to the MOHLTC regarding the proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, Regulation #566, Qualification of Board of Health Staff

Communications November Advocacy Committee Executive 2017 MOHLTC Public Executive

2016 AGM Minutes

ODPH AGM Minutes May 2016

May AGM Minutes Executive 2016 Public Executive

ODPH Marketing to Children Letter

Letter to Minister Philpott regarding Marketing to Children and support of Bill S-228 and C-313

Communications Advocacy Committee Executive December 2016 Public Advocacy Committee

Submission: Land Use Planning Coordinated Review, Oct 2016

Submission of the Ontario Dietitians in Public Health: Land Use Planning Co-Ordinated Review, October 31, 2016

Communications Advocacy Committee Executive 2016 Public Advocacy Committee

Response/Feedback Letter: Coordinated Land Use Planning Review, Oct 2016

Feedback Letter regarding the Land Use Planning Co-Ordinated Review, October 31, 2016

Communications Advocacy Committee Executive response letter 2016 Public Advocacy Committee

ODPH Executive Liaison Report October 2016 AL

ODPH Executive Liaison Report October 2016 AL

Minutes Executive Liaison Report 2016 Public Executive

2015 AGM Minutes

ODPH Annual General Meeting May, 2015

May AGM Minutes Executive 2015 Public Executive

ODPH Executive Liaison Report April 2016 AL

ODPH Executive Liaison Report April 2016 AL

April Minutes Executive Liaison Report 2016 Public Executive

Benefits of Attending ODPH Nutrition Exchange

A resources to share with managers and staff to highlight the benefits of attending the annual Nutrition Exchange.

Resources ANE Executive Annual Nutrition Exchange Planning Committee 2016 Public Annual Nutrition Exchange Planning Committee

2014 AGM Minutes

Final minutes for the 2014 ODPH AGM

2014 AGM Minutes Executive Public Executive

Ottawa Principles Endorsment Letter

A letter from ODPH to the Childhood Obesity Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation endorsing the ‘Ottawa Principles’. These are a series of principles that outline the scope and regulatory measures needed to curb children’s exposure to persuasive marketing of food and beverages. While the principles do differ slightly from our organization’s position, we have chosen to fully support them.

Communications March Executive 2015 letter of support endorsement M2K Public Executive

Marketing to Children

Related to the HKP consultations, ODPH has sent two letters to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These two letters address

Communications November 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

HKP Follow up response - July 31, 2013

ODPH provided a follow up and more thorough response to the  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  - the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Communications 2013 July Executive response letter Public Executive

Appendix A Through C

ODPH provided a follow up and more thorough response to the  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  - the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Communications 2013 July Executive response letter Public Executive

ODPH initial response to Healthy Kids Strategy Report

ODPH provides an initial response to the release of  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  – the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. 

Communications March 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

NutriSTEP letter to MHLTC

ODPH is advocating for increased provincial support for the NutriSTEP® screening program – see our letter to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Communications January 2013 FHNAG Executive response letter Public Family Health Nutrition Advisory Group

NutriSTEP Support Letter January 2013

Also, a call for more support -- ODPH encourages individual health units as well as interested organizations to express support for ODPH's NutriSTEP® letter and its specific requests. With requests for support for NutriSTEP®, please feel free to use the following "asks" document.

Communications January 2013 FHNAG Executive Family Health Nutrition Advisory Group letter of support response letter Public Family Health Nutrition Advisory Group

ODPH list of priorities to Healthy Kids Panel

ODPH submission to the  Healthy Kids Panel  calling for the panel to take an upstream approach to curbing childhood overweight in Ontario. On October 5, 2012 ODPH had a meeting with Phyllis Tanaka, RD to review our priorities. 

Communications 2012 September Executive response letter Public Executive

Presentation to Healthy Kids Panel

ODPH submission to the  Healthy Kids Panel  calling for the panel to take an upstream approach to curbing childhood overweight in Ontario. On October 5, 2012 ODPH had a meeting with Phyllis Tanaka, RD to review our priorities. 

Communications 2012 September Executive response letter Public Executive

Call for action for the development of an Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy - ODPH sponsored alPHa resolution

ODPH is advocating for the development of an Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy (OFNS), and has contributed to this as a member of the Ontario Collaborative Group for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (OCGHEPHA) – a provincial collaboration of not-for-profit, public health and academic organizations dedicated to addressing population-based issues relating to healthy eating, physical activity, healthy weights and the determinants of health, including food access, availability and adequacy. In April 2012, ODPH sponsored an Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) resolution calling for the developing of a provincial food and nutrition strategy.

Communications April 2012 Executive letter of support endorsement Public Executive

Call for the prohibition of advertising and sale of energy drinks to children and adolescents - ODPH sponsored alPHa resolutio

ODPH sponsored an Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) resolution to recommend that Health Canada and the Province of Ontario prohibit the advertising and sale of energy drinks to children and adolescents

Communications April 2012 Executive letter of support endorsement Public Executive

Letter to OPHA outlining ONSPPH's recommendations for Ontario's Childhood Obesity Strategy

The government of Ontario released  Ontario's Action Plan for Health Care . Part of the government's action plan is to reduce childhood obesity by 20% over five years. ODPH took the opportunity to share its recommendations on key issues and features of a childhood weight strategy.

Communications 2012 February Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to the Public Heath Agency of Canada

A letter to the Public Health Agency of Canada to support Dietitians of Canada funding proposal titled "Operationalizing New Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice related to Public Health Nutrition/Health Promotion, into Curriculum".

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Health Canada regarding Proposed Approach to Managing Caffeinated Energy Drinks

ODPH applauds Health Canada for proposing a comprehensive approach to managing caffeinated energy drinks. We believe that Health Canada’s proposed approach can be further strengthened. A summary of the changes recommended to Health Canada’s proposed approach are detailed below. Further information and rationale with respect to these recommendations are detailed in the body of this report.

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport regarding support for Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC)

A letter to the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) to encourage the continued support of the Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC), and to request that ODPH be invited to provide input into NRC’s strategic planning process.

Communications 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Response from MHPS

A letter to the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) to encourage the continued support of the Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC), and to request that ODPH be invited to provide input into NRC’s strategic planning process.

This is the response from MHPS

Communications 2011 Executive letter of support response letter Public Executive

ODPH Letter regarding PHNCAC

ODPH commends the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Managers for recognizing the need to examine issues related to public health nutrition capacity in Ontario. We recognize there are health units across the province where recruitment and retention of public health nutritionists and public health dietitians are problematic. The letter makes several recommendations which include having an ODPH representative on the Public Health Nutritionist Capacity Advisory Committee (PHNCAC).

Communications 2010 November Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Minister Aglukkaq regarding leadership in protecting children from commercial marketing at the World Health Assembly a

ODPH urges the Minister to champion the health and well-being of children in the World Health Assembly talks, and enact strong measures in Canada to protect children from commercial marketing, including the three-quarters of Canadian children living outside of Quebec who do not have the benefit of that province’sConsumer Protection Act.

Communications 2010 May Executive response letter Public Executive
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