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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...

Sep 9, 2021

More than 90% of the world breathes polluted air, making air pollution a global health challenge in need of urgent attention.

On this episode of Public Health Power Hour, we discuss air pollution and respiratory health, looking at its growing health burden and its effect on children's health.

Speakers include Qurota...

Sep 2, 2021

This episode of the Public Health Power Hour looks forward to the United Nations General Assembly, and what it will mean for Public Health.

COVID-19, climate change and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are just some of the public health issues that will headline the UNGA in September.

Join Kerry Cullinan, Africa Editor...