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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.

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
Costs of tobacco...
09 May 2009 | Two reports on the link between cost of cigarettes and smoking prevalence
Officials told: smoke or be sacked
05 May 2009 | Hubei, China: astonishing lack of awareness of dangers of smoking
The importance of ‘walkability’
04 May 2009 | Canada: the effects of neighbourhoods on health and personal savings