VITAL STORIES

Vital Stories is a blog that covers topics of interest from our work. It includes commentary from our leadership, program staff, and external partners.

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“Verbal autopsies” could reveal how millions live and die - CBS News

This article "Verbal autopsies could reveal how millions live and die" regarding the Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative was published by CBS News.

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United Nations Highlights Fortaleza Efforts on Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility

Fortaleza, Brazil is improving road safety and reducing pollution with better road design, a network of cycle lanes, bus lanes and a shared bike system.

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How India’s Film and TV Industry can help fight big tobacco

The size and popularity of the film and television industry has the power to influence the behavior and attitudes of millions of people in India and around the world.

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After years of advocacy, a smoke-free Philippines is now within reach

The Vital Strategies team was all hands on deck in the Philippines, with President Rodrigo Duterte poised to sign an Executive Order mandating 100% smokefree areas across the country.

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The World Health Organization made a big mistake on TB. It must fix it.

This Letter to the Editor by José Luis Castro, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Strategies, was published by Stat News.

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Taking Bold Steps in Maternal Health in Tanzania

A young woman arrives at Buhingu Health Center in Western Tanzania after three days of labor at home.

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