Journal Articles

2014

Addressing noncommunicable disease at the population level: a focus on diabetes.
Dyson PA.
Diabetes Management 2014;4(2):153-63.

The CEO of OxHA explores different strategies for diabetes prevention

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2012

Food insecurity: what does it mean to people with diabetes?

Pamela Dyson
Pract Diabet 2012; 29(3): 89-90

The CEO of OxHA discusses the prevalence and health effects of food insecurity for people with diabetes.

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2011

Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes.

Dyson PA, Kelly T, Deakin T, Duncan A, Frost G, Harrison Z, Khatri D, Kunka D, McArdle P, Mellor D, Oliver L, Worth J; Diabetes UK Nutrition Working Group.
Diabet Med 2011; 28 (11): 1282-8.

The CEO of OxHA  presents the evidence-based nutrition guidelines for diabetes on behalf of the Nutrition Working Group of Diabetes UK.

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Banting Memorial Lecture 2010. Type 2 diabetes as an infectious disease: is this the Black Death of the 21st Century?

Matthews DR, Matthews PC.
Diabet Med 2011; 28(1): 2-9.

The Executive Director of OxHA received the highest honour from Diabetes UK when asked to present the Banting Memorial Lecture at the Annual Professional Conference in 2010. David Matthews chose to present an overview of the current global pandemic of obesity and diabetes and discusses strategies for prevention and treatment.

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2010

The therapeutics of lifestyle management on obesity.

Dyson PA.
Diabet Obes Metab 2010; 12: 941-6.

The CEO of OxHA reviews and evaluates the role of diet and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of obesity.

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2009

The Oxford Health Alliance gives young people a voice on chronic disease.

Hersch F, Leeder S, Rice H.
Health Promot J Austr 2009; 20(2): 84-5.

 

Oxford Health Alliance (OxHA): prevention is the name of the game.

Taylor J.Eur Heart J 2009; 30(11): 1294-6.

An interview with Professor Sir John Bell, Chair of the Board of OxHA, in which he discusses strategies to tackle the global problem of NCD and focuses on the work of OxHA.

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Change4Life campaign

Hancock C. Lancet 2009;
373(9665): 721.

A letter from the European Director of OxHA  re-iterating engagement and collaboration with the food industry as the way forward in promoting health.

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2008

Should we use regulation to demand improved public health outcomes from industry? No.

Pramming S.
BMJ 2008; 337: 1761.

A debate with Stephen Sugarman  where the CEO of OxHA presents the case for collaboration as the best way to improve health.

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Can public health advocates work alongside industry?

Pramming S, Colagiuri R.
Med J Aust 2008; 188(4):  202-3.

An article by the CEO of OxHA and the Asia-Pacific Regional Director exploring the issues of forming alliances with the private sector for the promotion of health.

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2007

Global interest in addressing non-communicable disease

Stevens D, Siegel K, Smith R.
Lancet 2007; 370(9603): 1901-2.

A letter from Community Interventions for Health (CIH) and Ovations stressing the importance of addressing chronic disease through initiatives such as OxHA.

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Can food and beverage companies help improve population health? Some insights from PepsiCo.

Yach D, Lucio A, Barroso C.
Med J Aust 2007; 187(11-12): 656-7

A review of the role of the food industry in preventing NCD, focusing on the need for business and public sector partnerships.

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What are governments for?

McKee M, Colagiuru R.
Med J Aust 2007; 187(11-12): 654-5.

A review of the role of government and government policy in reducing NCD.

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The Oxford Health Alliance: a risky business?

Colagiuri R, Pramming S, Leeder SR.
Med J Aust 2007; 187(11-12): 652-3.

A review of OxHA’s multiple stakeholder approach and progress over the past three years by OxHA’s  Director of the Asia-Pacific Regional Centre, Ruth Colagiuri.

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Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases

Daar AS, Singer PA, Persad DL, Pramming SK, Matthews DR, Beaglehole R, Bernstein A, Borysiewicz LK, Colagiuri S, Ganguly N, Glass RI, Finegood DT, Koplan J, Nabel EG, Sarna G, Sarrafzadegan N, Smith R, Yach D, Bell J.
Nature 2007; 450(7169): 494-6.

This article presents the results of a Delphi study to find the top twenty policy and research priorities for NCDs.

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2006

Rising to the global challenge of the chronic disease epidemic

Quam L, Smith R, Yach D.
Lancet 2006; 368(9543): 1221-3.

A comment piece on chronic disease and the announcement by Ovations that they intend to develop a network of Centres of Excellence in low and middle-income countries. It was co-authored by Derek Yach, a Trustee of the Oxford Health Alliance and encouraged partnerships with initiatives such as OxHA.

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The Oxford Health Alliance: old problems, new approaches

Leeder SR, Colagiuri R.
Med J Aust 2006; 184(4): 149-9.

An editorial outlining the novel approach taken by the Oxford Health Alliance in addressing NCD and explaining its inclusive nature and how has recruited major stakeholders from academia, governments, NGOs and the private sector.

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2005

Improving diet and physical activity: 12 lessons from controlling tobacco smoking.

Yach D, McKee M, Lopez AD, Novotny T.
BMJ 2005; 330(7496): 898-900.

On behalf of Oxford Vision 2020 (OxHa’s former name) the authors suggest 12 lessons learned from tobacco control which could be applied to improving diets and physical activity.

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