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Community Food Security: A Role for Public Health and Health Promoters

Sections: 

I Introduction and Definition of Community Food Security (CFS)

II CFS and Public Health

III Community Partnerships and Strategies for CFS

IV Conclusion

V References and Further Reading



- by Ellen Desjardins, MHSc., RD, Chair, OPHA Food Security Work Group



Based on the OPHA (Ontario Public Health Association) position paper, "A Systemic Approach to Community Food Security: A Role for Public Health" (available at http://www.opha.on.ca/ppres/2002-01_pp.pdf)



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Review of Nutrition Interventions for Cancer Prevention Full Report

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 "In December of 1999 the Prevention Unit within the Division of Preventive Oncology at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) put out a request for proposals for a review of the literature on nutrition interventions and the primary prevention of cancer. The purpose of this review is to recommend best practices to support planning for food and nutrition interventions in the areas of programming, policy and media.

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