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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.

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.

New Special Section in Journal of Clinical Hypertension Authored by Investigators from Low- and Middle-Income Countries Fills Gap in Cardiovascular Health Research

Authors from eight low- and middle-income countries published articles evaluating our cardiovascular disease prevention initiatives after participating in a mentorship program with experts from the U.S. CDC, the Lancet Commission on Hypertension Group, Resolve to Save Lives, and the World Hypertension League.

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.

Viet Nam Debuts First National Salt Reduction Mass Media Campaign

Our partners in Viet Nam launched a 30-second public service announcement as part of a national campaign to cut salt and reduce heart disease.

#WearAMask

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.

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