Vital Strategies & Our work

VitalTalks brings together leading voices from diverse fields to discuss today’s most pressing public health challenges.

Featured Event

VitalTalks Live Presents: Film Premiere of “Tobacco Slave”

“Tobacco Slave” is a new film by award-winning director Roy Maconachie, the Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath, and tobacco industry watchdog STOP.

The film, which premiered at our VitalTalks Live event, exposes tobacco giant Imperial Brands and other companies through first-hand accounts from farmers in Malawi.

Watch here

Recent Speakers

VitalTalks Live brings together leading voices from around the world—people who are shaping the future of public health.

Dr. Phil Gardiner
Co-Chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council
Mamka Anyona
Policy and Strategy Lead for the Health4Life Fund  

Grace Chiang Nicolette
Vice President of Programming and External Relations, Center for Effective Philanthropy

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VitalTalks audience includes public health experts, activists, thought leaders, policymakers, advocates, and funders.


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