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We work with governments and partners across the globe to co-create, advocate for, and scale up activities in two core areas:
High blood pressure is the world's leading cause of death. Despite availability of safe, effective and low cost treatment, only one out of seven adults with hypertension have their blood pressure controlled. We work with partners to reduce heart attack and stroke by:
The world is vulnerable to the next health threat because most people live in countries that are not well prepared to find, stop and prevent dangerous infectious diseases such as COVID-19. We partner with countries to step up preparedness by:
The Union's Centre for Operational Research have started a project to assess whether the @ResolveTSL "7-1-7" metric can be applied to the detection and control of tuberculosis. We are working with partners in Kenya, Pakistan, India and @TDRnews. Read more: https://t.co/zme5bmKDs3 pic.twitter.com/FlbWLt6IO5— The Union (@TheUnion_TBLH) August 3, 2022
Through better treatment of high blood pressure, we can save millions of lives from heart disease and stroke. Our team models how most countries can save millions of lives through an 80-80-80 target for hypertension diagnosis, treatment, and control: https://t.co/C3Zu4w0BHL— Dr. Tom Frieden (@DrTomFrieden) August 7, 2022
Why did President Biden test positive for COVID again?— The National Desk (@TND) August 3, 2022
"It has to do with the medicine he took. He took it for five days, there's some evidence now that we potentially need to take it for longer," said epidemic expert @AmandaMcClella2.
More: https://t.co/DTJlTiy3Er pic.twitter.com/fNtgmnijZl
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