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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.

Training the Trainers to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission in Liberia

Our partner Last Mile Health trained and empowered frontline health workers to safely identify and treat COVID-19 patients, and help control the spread of the virus.

​Most of United States Not Reporting Essential COVID-19 Data

We identified 15 essential indicators for monitoring COVID-19, and found important gaps in availability of data in the United States.

Getting Eyes on Coronavirus in Mauritania

In Mauritania, medical students trained in public health practices by our partners are a key part of the country's epidemiologic surveillance system.

During a Pandemic, Addressing Another Leading Killer

COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of society, including the health care services that hypertension patients depend on to manage their condition. Learn more about how Resolve to Save Lives and partners are adapting to keep up care for hypertension and other chronic diseases.

Health and Education Experts Weigh in on How Schools Can Maximize Health and Safety as They Look to Reopen

Bipartisan former U.S. Secretaries of Education Margaret Spellings and Arne Duncan and Philadelphia Schools Superintendent William R. Hite, Jr. joined us at a live press event to urge Americans to work together and support our children so schools can open more safely in the Fall. Our FAQs for teachers and parents available here.

Addressing Complex Challenges Through Training and Preparation in DRC

In partnership with the Alliance for International Medical Action and the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, we've supported COVID-19 trainings for health care workers in over 30 facilities across the country.

Serving COVID-19 Information with a Side of Entertaiment

In Haiti, our partners Village Santé and Fokal used a popular radio soap opera.to debunk COVID-19 myths and share tips for preventing spread of the virus.

Protecting Health Care Workers

In a new paper in Health Security, we identify practical steps countries can take to protect health workers, curb COVID-19 and prepare for future epidemics.

Preparation is the Key: Ghana Takes on COVID-19

Our Prevent Epidemics site highlights how Ghana has emerged as a leader on the African continent, quickly marshalling its resources to ramp up testing, support healthcare workers, and provide support and economic relief to communities most in-need.

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