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OxHA's Alliance Alerts provide an insight into major news stories and trends throughout the year, covering all stakeholders – government, business, academia, local communities and others – and all the risk factors and diseases.


Please note that, from October 2009, the new Alerts have been published on the website of C3 Collaborating for Health (click here >> ). 


To sort by theme, choose from the list in the box on the right. The Alerts on the new site are sorted in the same way, so we hope that you will find it easy to find what you are looking for. In the future, all the Alerts will be brought together on a single site.

Corner-shop help from Change4Life
03 Aug 2009 | UK government support for local sales of fruit and veg
Obesity 'spreads' among young people
31 Jul 2009 | Teenagers with overweight friends tend to gain weight themselves
FDA: e-cigarettes contain toxins
28 Jul 2009 | Replacements for cigarettes now shown to contain carcinogens
WASH highlights varying salt content
24 Jul 2009 | Research shows variations in salt levels of global brands between countries
CVD in Developing Countries conference
22 Jul 2009 | Day-long online conference on 22 July
Turkey bans smoking in bars, restaurants
20 Jul 2009 | Fines for failure to implement new laws
US bill to encourage health at work
16 Jul 2009 | Healthy habits may cut insurance premiums for employees
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