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​WHO announces first-ever certificate program for trans fat elimination

We supported the launch of WHO’s first-ever certification program for countries that have enacted best policies for eliminating trans fat in their countries.


Nigeria Hypertension Control Initiative launched in two states

With the support of Resolve to Save Lives Technical Officer Dr. Kufor Osi and Nigeria Country Representative Dr. Emmanuel Agogo, the Nigeria Hypertension Control Initiative (NHCI) launched its first pilot programs in Ogun and Kano states last week.

Despite Improvement, Most Essential COVID-19 Data Still Not Available for U.S. States

We released their second comprehensive review of COVID-19 information available to the public at the state level, mapping states’ progress toward reporting key COVID-19 indicators and providing actionable steps for improvement.

Disruption to essential health services in Africa during COVID-19

In a special report, the Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 examined the effect of the virus on access to essential health services.

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.

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