Spotlight: Tobacco Control
There’s good news in tobacco control: the latest WHO data projects a first-ever decline in the number of male smokers. But the positive trend is tempered by the tobacco industry’s continued, relentless marketing of cigarettes in low- and middle-income countries. At the same time, Big Tobacco is reaping huge profits by addicting a new generation of users to nicotine through e-cigarettes—despite concerns and many unknowns about the products’ harms.
Healthy Food Policy Fellowship
Vital Strategies’ Healthy Food Policy Fellowship will support Ph.D. candidates in Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico and South Africa who are committed to pursuing work in a field that will allow them to contribute to healthier food environments in their country of origin or residence through public policy.