Our goals are to save 100 million lives from cardiovascular disease and to prevent epidemics.
Why we need to eliminate artificial trans fat from the world’s food supply to save lives
"Meeting WHO’s ambitious goal of a world free of artificial trans fat by 2023...won’t be easy, especially given the ongoing global focus on the pandemic. But the time is right," writes Resolve to Save Lives President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden in Devex.
Six Steps for Scaling Up Effective Hypertension Management
On World Hypertension Day, we launched a step-by-step guide for with tools and resources for hypertension control program managers.
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. Watch the launch event here.
Secondary impacts of COVID-19 in Africa
The Partnership for Evidence-Based COVID-19 Response (PERC) released a second regional report highlighting the use of data in decision-making for COVID-19 responses in Africa.
US marks 200,000 deaths from COVID-19
“Every one of the 200,000 Americans killed by COVID-19 is a tragedy, and most of these deaths did not have to happen. The future is in our hands," said Dr. Tom Frieden, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives. Read the full statement here.
New Study: Hypertension Management Cost-Effective in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
A comprehensive review from Resolve to Save Lives and partnersomprehensive review from Resolve to Save Lives and partners, published in BMJ Global Health, found that most hypertension interventions are cost-effective in low- and middle-income settings.
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.
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