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The Oxford Health Alliance

admin Administrador OPIMEC — 21/01/2009

Non profit

The Oxford Health Alliance is dedicated to preventing and reducing the global impact of epidemic chronic disease. It supports innovative action with diverse stakeholders around three risk factors – tobacco use, physical inactivity and poor diet.

The Oxford Health Alliance is based in the UK and administered from Oxford. Professor David Matthews acts as Executive Director and Pamela Dyson is CEO.  Professor Sir John Bell is Chair of the Board of Trustees, and the other Trustees are Professors David Matthews and Stephen MacMahon. A/Professor Ruth Colagiuri acts as Director of the Asia Pacific regional centre.

OxHA members from around the world include leading academics, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), activists, corporate and industry executives, patients’ rights advocates, health professionals and others, all of whom share a sense of urgency about the worldwide epidemic of chronic disease.

Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

OxHA advocates and enables collaboration between experts and activists from a wide range of disciplines in order to raise awareness and change behaviours, policies and perspectives about epidemic chronic disease with the aim of promoting health at local, national and international levels. Our key achievements to date include:

* Raising awareness, advocating and debating at a series of annual summits
* Designing, implementing and evaluating cost-effective Community interventions for Health (CIH) which address the three major risk factors and that are adaptable to different cultures and communities (www.CIH.net)
* Establishing a broad platform facilitating communication and debate (www.3four50.com)
* Facilitating the Global Alliance for Chronic Disease (GACD). (www.globalallianceforchronicdiseases.org)
* Policy and advocacy work with businesses and young people and in workplaces (www.C3health.org)


United Kingdom

United Kingdom


28 Margaret Street, Greater London, W1W 8RZ
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