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Epidemics That Didn't Happen

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Who we are

We are mission-driven and have deep technical expertise.

We support staff who live in the countries or regions in which we work. We strive to create a fit-for-purpose workplace that is respectful, diverse, inclusive and supportive. Our governance reflects deep knowledge of the areas where we work and the diversity of the people we serve.

What we do

We work with governments and partners across the globe to co-create, advocate for, and scale up activities in two core areas:


Yellow and gray cover page with image of world map in varying shades of brown. Depicts the new WHO report on 5-years of progress eliminating harmful trans fat globally

New milestone report on global trans fat elimination

World Health Organization’s (WHO) new milestone report summarizes progress over the past 5 years towards the global elimination of industrially produced trans-fatty acids (TFA). In 2018, WHO set the ambitious…

Our latest Epidemics That Didn’t Happen report

Resolve to Save Lives marks the release of its third Epidemics That Didn’t Happen report, showcasing six new case studies from around the world in which responsive health systems stopped…

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What the U.S. can learn from Finland’s H5N1 response

In an essay for CNN, RTSL President and CEO, Dr. Tom Frieden outlines important lessons from a recent outbreak of “bird flu” in Finland that was stopped in its tracks…