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2009-Q2 (April-June)

Alliance Alerts for the second quarter of 2009.
Cracking down on tobacco
30 Jun 2009 | Greece and Australia implement tough new laws
29 Jun 2009 | CDC launches website to help SMEs with workplace health
Transition in Bangladesh
23 Jun 2009 | Research assesses ‘massive’ epidemiological changes in rural Matlab
Obesity raises endometrial cancer risk
22 Jun 2009 | Risk can be up to 22 times greater for obese women who go through early menopause
UK: higher cancer risk for men
17 Jun 2009 | Behavioural differences between sexes highlighted
Free fruit for EU children
16 Jun 2009 | €90 million for fresh fruit and veg
Global Alliance for Chronic Disease research
15 Jun 2009 | Leading health agencies pledge collaboration on NCDs
Chronic disease initiative launched
12 Jun 2009 | UnitedHealth and NHLBI collaborate on network of 11 centres of excellence
‘Heart age calculator’
10 Jun 2009 | A new way to look at an individual’s risk of developing CVD
UK business: £2bn smoking price tag
08 Jun 2009 | LSE publishes first estimate of direct costs of smoking
‘Recession obesity’ fear in the US
05 Jun 2009 | Child well-being suffers as economy slumps
World No Tobacco Day in India
03 Jun 2009 | Launch of report on smoking in Thiruvananthapuram
‘Simpsons’ criticised over smoking
02 Jun 2009 | Cartoon features ‘large number’ of smoking-related scenes
World No Tobacco Day 2009
31 May 2009 | Pictorial health warnings highlighted
Diabetes to rocket in Asia
27 May 2009 | JAMA predicts over 60% of cases likely to occur in Asia
Chronic disease management in LAC
26 May 2009 | IDB calls for research proposals in Latin America
ALIVE: workplace health success
22 May 2009 | A Lifestyle Intervention Via Email programme supports behaviour change
NGO statement on NCDs
19 May 2009 | IDF, UICC and WHF join forces to call for action
Overeating versus physical activity
13 May 2009 | United States: A new study claims that overeating is the cause of the obesity epidemic
China: Financial impact of stroke
11 May 2009 | Over a third of stroke patients pushed below the poverty line