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Our goals are to save 100 million lives from cardiovascular disease and to prevent epidemics.

Statement on the US inauguration

Read the statement from José Luis Castro, President and CEO of Vital Strategies and Dr. Tom Frieden, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, on the inauguration of U.S. President Biden and Vice President Harris.

Protecting Health Care Workers: A Need for Urgent Action

Resolve to Save Lives and partners launched a new report detailing the persistent problem of high rates of infection and death among health care workers, the cost of these failures, and recommendations on how to move forward.

​Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet

In partnership with the World Health Organization, we developed a guide on implementing nutritional standards to make healthy food choices the default option in public settings such as schools, government work places and child care centers.

How to Handle the Covid-19 Vaccine Breakthrough the Right Way

Our President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden identified questions that will be key to successfully navigating COVID-19 vaccine roll out for the Wall Street Journal.

​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.


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