Our goals are to save 100 million lives from cardiovascular disease and to prevent epidemics.
More than 3 billion people protected from harmful trans fat in their food
The second annual progress report for the REPLACE initiative highlights global progress toward the elimination of artificial trans fat. Our President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden joined the virtual launch.
Priority Actions to Advance Population Sodium Reduction
In a review published in Nutrients, we identified seven priority interventions to reduce salt intake and save lives: front-of-pack labeling, packaged food reformulation targets, regulating food marketing to children, taxes on high sodium foods, food procurement policies for public institutions, mass media campaigns and population uptake of low-sodium salt.
Our team joined the #WearAMask challenge for World Mask Week.
Modernizing Laws to Enable Public Health Action in Gambia
Our partners strengthened the legal framework in the Gambia to allow the country to respond more effectively to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies.
Beyond COVID-19: Nigeria’s Efforts to Balance the Pandemic Response
In Nigeria, our partners are working to protect health care workers and keep essential health services running during the pandemic.
Fighting COVID-19 on the Airwaves and in the Markets: Coordinated Campaigns for Protective Behaviors
Our partners in Chad, Togo, Benin, Niger and Burkina Faso produced radio spots and videos that encourage mask wearing, hand-washing and physical distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
New Grantees in Four Countries Will Save Lives by Improving Diets
Our newest grantees in Nepal, the Philippines, Togo and Uganda will support policies to make healthy choices easier by keeping junk food out of schools and other publicly-owned facilities.
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