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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.

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