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Deadly Sway: Harmful Industries and the Global Goals

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September 22
9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Add to Calendar September 22 9:00 am September 22 10:00 am America/New_York Deadly Sway: Harmful Industries and the Global Goals

Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals represents our best chance to improve health and prosperity around the world. But the influence of harmful industries is hampering progress. As the 77th United Nations General Assembly comes together to affirm the health and development agenda, a critical component must be curtailing corporate interests.

Join us for a virtual VitalTalks event, with experts discussing how we can combat corporate influence on major health issues.

Speakers share their recommendations on how the U.N., governments and civil society can rise to the challenge of meeting the global goals and work toward a future when everyone, everywhere can attain the highest standard of physical and mental health.

Featuring:

Tlaleng Mofokeng, M.D., author and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Maisha Hutton, Executive Director, Healthy Caribbean Coalition
Rebecca Perl, Vice President, Partnerships and Initiatives, Vital Strategies
With opening remarks from José Luis Castro, President and CEO, Vital Strategies. The event will be moderated by Sandra Mullin, Senior Vice President, Policy Advocacy and Communication, Vital Strategies.

 

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Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals represents our best chance to improve health and prosperity around the world. But the influence of harmful industries is hampering progress. As the 77th United Nations General Assembly comes together to affirm the health and development agenda, a critical component must be curtailing corporate interests.

Join us for a virtual VitalTalks event, with experts discussing how we can combat corporate influence on major health issues.

Speakers share their recommendations on how the U.N., governments and civil society can rise to the challenge of meeting the global goals and work toward a future when everyone, everywhere can attain the highest standard of physical and mental health.

Featuring:

Tlaleng Mofokeng, M.D., author and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Maisha Hutton, Executive Director, Healthy Caribbean Coalition
Rebecca Perl, Vice President, Partnerships and Initiatives, Vital Strategies
With opening remarks from José Luis Castro, President and CEO, Vital Strategies. The event will be moderated by Sandra Mullin, Senior Vice President, Policy Advocacy and Communication, Vital Strategies.