On Earth Day 2017, Vital Strategies supports calls for more education around climate and the environment and urges governments to work with public health experts to develop climate policy.Read Full Release
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These policies include raising the minimum price of all tobacco products and banning the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies.Read Full Release
Vital Strategies has called for more urgent action in China to implement policies that reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, noting that there will be a positive impact globally as well as domestically on health.Read Full Release
Vital Strategies has welcomed a ruling from Colombia’s Supreme Court that orders the lifting of censorship of a public service announcement (PSA), “Take It Seriously,” that warns consumers of the health harms of sugary drinks.Read Full Release
Vital Strategies has expressed alarm that Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the nominee for commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration, previously held a position with an e-cigarette company and continues to have declared financial interests in that business.Read Full Release
On World Day for Physical Activity, Vital Strategies calls on governments, especially city administrations, and organizations of all types to invest in promoting and enabling physical activity.Read Full Release
In response to a new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease study (GBD) published in The Lancet, Vital Strategies calls on governments and civil society to redouble their efforts to implement and support strong tobacco control policies to save one billion daily smokers – and their dependents – from health and economic harm.Read Full Release
This move dismisses worldwide scientific consensus around the causes and consequences of climate change, ignores the direct benefits to public health in the US from cleaner air, and undermines the Paris Agreement.Read Full Release
Political will, tobacco control and prioritization of research and funding is essential to combat TB
On World TB Day, we call on governments around the world to strengthen the fight against Tuberculosis with strong tobacco control policies and prioritized funding for research on antimicrobial resistance and new treatments.Read Full Release
Vital Strategies has congratulated the Philippines’ government on reductions in smoking prevalence and levels of exposure to second-hand smoke, revealed in the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), Philippines, 2015.Read Full Release