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VitalTalks: Future of Public Health

Nov 18, 2021

This Public Health Power Hour focusses on the importance of civil registration and vital statistics in ensuring people have access to the basic rights and protections afforded by a legal identity.

The discussion highlights the #CountingEveryone campaign, which emphasizes the need for strong leadership and coordination...

Nov 11, 2021

This Public Health Power Hour examines activism in public health, looking at decades of HIV/AIDS activism in particular and discussing how it may apply to today’s challenges, especially confronting COVID-19 vaccine inequity.

HIV/AIDS activism successful created a movement that changed the global public health...

Oct 28, 2021

Mass incarceration is a public health crisis, especially in the United States, where the incarcerated population has ballooned to 2.3 million people in prisons and jails.

COVID-19 has amplified the crisis, underlining the urgent need to address the drivers of this era of mass incarceration. It has brought new attention...

Sep 30, 2021

What impact does alcohol consumption have on global health?

In this episode of the Public Health Power Hour we discuss the state of alcohol control and hear about countries leading the way with policies aimed at excessive consumption.

Speakers include Alison Douglas, Chief Executive, Alcohol Focus Scotland; Adam Karpati,...

Sep 23, 2021

Two new reports from global tobacco watchdog STOP suggest that British American Tobacco was engaged in potentially illegal activity in Africa, including a military-style surveillance operation to disrupt competitors and hundreds of payments to influence health policy. BAT’s activity may have undermined tobacco control...