TRANS FAT ELIMINATION RESOURCE LIBRARY

Policy guides, implementation tools, case studies and more

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Learn more about Resolve to Save Lives’ comprehensive, cost-effective interventions to promote healthier diets and save lives in India.

Resolve to Save Lives

Learn more about how Resolve to Save Lives is working to end preventable deaths from cardiovascular disease in India.

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World Health Organization

New World Health Organization progress report, supported by RTSL.

Since initial call to action in 2018 for all countries to eliminate toxic trans fat and protect their people from this risk factor for heart attack and strokes, 43 more countries have banned trans fat protecting an additional 2.8 billion people, or 46% of the world—as compared to just 6% 5 years ago. The REPLACE technical package provides guidance on best-practice policies that governments can implement today to protect the remaining 54% of the world from this harmful but easily replaceable food additive.

Resolve to Save Lives

Fact sheet from Resolve to Save Lives making the case for trans fat regulation in low-burden settings

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World Health Organization, Resolve to Save Lives

Toolkit for communications and advocacy activities to accelerate the adoption of trans fat elimination policies, including social media resources and customizable templates

Resolve to Save Lives

Checklist to determine if an existing or proposed regulation includes the key provisions necessary to effectively eliminate trans fat

World Health Organization

Annual REPLACE progress report – 2022

World Health Organization

Annual REPLACE progress report 2021

World Health Organization

Annual REPLACE progress report 2020 

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of Saudi Arabia’s trans fat elimination policy

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of Denmark’s trans fat elimination policy

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of the EU’s trans fat elimination policy

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of Thailand’s trans fat elimination policy

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of Chile’s trans fat elimination policy

Resolve to Save Lives

Summary of case study on the implementation and enforcement of Singapore’s trans fat elimination policy

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Resolve to Save Lives

Series of case studies documenting experiences from around the world with the implementation and enforcement of trans fat regulations

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Resolve to Save Lives

Fact sheet from Resolve to Save Lives with practical steps for countries to develop and implement best practice trans fat elimination policies

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Resolve to Save Lives

Fact sheet from Resolve to Save Lives on the status of trans fat elimination policies globally

NCD Alliance

Short video from NCD Alliance on the risks of trans fat consumption

World Health Organization

WHO’s a global laboratory protocol for measuring fatty acid profiles of foods, with emphasis on monitoring trans-fatty acids.

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Resolve to Save Lives

Fact sheet from Resolve to Save Lives on healthier replacement oils

Pan American Health Organization

A PAHO drafting tool to assist governments and ministries in developing or reforming national legislation to eliminate iTFAs from their countries’ food supplies.

Resolve to Save Lives

Fact sheet from Resolve to Save Lives on benefits of regional trans fat regulations

FFSAI

Hindi version of the customizable PSA from the REPLACE package

FFSAI

Customizable PSA from the REPLACE package

World Health Organization

How-to guide for trans fat surveillance

World Health Organization

How-to guide for creating trans fat awareness

World Health Organization

How-to guide for trans fat policies and enforcement of regulations

World Health Organization

How-to guide for landscape assessment and roadmap development for elimination of trans fat

World Health Organization

How-to guide for determining the best replacement oils and interventions to promote their use

World Health Organization

How-to guide for trans fat policy action

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World Health Organization

Website with all materials related to WHO’s REPLACE initiative

World Health Organization

Annual REPLACE progress report

NCD Alliance

Case studies in trans fat elimination from NCD Alliance

Resolve to Save Lives

Annex 1 to sampling protocol from Resolve to Save Lives and Global Health Advocacy Incubator

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Sampling protocol from Resolve to Save Lives and Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Resolve to Save Lives

Annex 2 to food sampling protocol from Resolve to Save Lives and Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Resolve to Save Lives

Sampling protocol from Resolve to Save Lives and Global Health Advocacy Incubator

World Health Organization

WHO REPLACE module A web resource

World Health Organization

WHO REPLACE module A web resource

Lancet commentary on WHO’s REPLACE initiative

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World Health Organization

Map from WHO showing status of trans fat elimination around the world

FAQs on WHO’s REPLACE initiative to eliminate trans fat

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Resolve to Save Lives

Annotated bibliography from Resolve to Save Lives. Updated 5/2018.

Cardiovascular Health

Hypertension Control

Trans Fat Elimination