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Ready for regulation – An interview with Derek Yach

Derek shares his thoughts on pros and cons of e-cigarettes. Click here for full interview. | October 31, 2013


VITAL SIGNS: Forging new paths to the power of prevention in health

SOUTH African global public health specialist Dr Derek Yach is now director of The Vitality Institute in New York, and senior vice-president of The Vitality Group, Discovery’s US arm. He tells Marika Sboros about his love of extreme swimming, and the new paths he is taking to break down barriers to the power of prevention... More »

Business Day | December 17, 2013

The origins, development, effects, and future of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: a personal perspective

Worldwide, more than 1 billion people use tobacco, resulting in about 6 million deaths per year. The tobacco industry's documented history of subverting control efforts required innovative approaches by WHO—led by Gro Harlem Brundtland—including invocation of its constitutional authority to develop treaties. In 2003, WHO member states adopted the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control... More »

The Lancet | January 22, 2014