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Six international research bodies form alliance to target chronic diseases

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 22 April 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1640
  1. Helen MacDonald
  1. 1BMJ

    Six of the world’s biggest research bodies have come together to channel funding into the fight against chronic diseases. The Global Alliance on Chronic Disease “will give big funders a neutral platform to meet, talk, and share,” said Stig Pramming, who is charged with developing the alliance. “It will provide an effective way of making decisions and facilitating donations.”

    Professor Pramming, who is head of the Oxford Health Alliance, a UK based group of international experts, activists, and corporate …

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