Lessons and action for a trans fat free Africa

Lessons and action for a trans fat free Africa panel speakers

In partnership with Africa CDC and the WHO Regional Office for Africa, we cohosted an official Conference for Public Health in Africa side event on trans fat elimination.  Featuring speakers from Cameroon, South Africa, Botswana, and Tanzania, ‘Lessons and action for a trans fat free Africa’ highlighted promising support for trans fat elimination policies, including […]

Resolve to Save Lives Nigeria welcomes new executive director

Resolve to Save Lives announced today the appointment of Nanlop Adenike Ogbureke as its new Executive Director in Nigeria. Ogbureke has more than 20 years of experience in the health sector, including developing country-level strategies, providing technical advisory support to country programs, and leading research on tackling non-communicable diseases in high burden countries. In her […]

Resolve to Save Lives Nigeria Welcomes New Executive Director

NOVEMBER 20, 2023 (ABUJA, NIGERIA)—Resolve to Save Lives announced today the appointment of Nanlop Adenike Ogbureke as its new Executive Director in Nigeria. She will oversee a technical and operations staff of 11, facilitate effective coordination and implementation of program activities, as well as foster and maintain productive relationships with government and non-governmental stakeholders within […]

Dr. Nnenna Ezeigwe joins the Board of Directors of Resolve to Save Lives Nigeria

18 JULY 2023 (ABUJA, NIGERIA)—Today, Resolve to Save Lives Nigeria (RTSL Nigeria) announced the appointment of Dr. Nnenna Ezeigwe, Co-Founder and CEO, Environment for Health Development Initiative (E4HDI), to the RTSL Nigeria Board of Directors. RTSL Nigeria is part of Resolve to Save Lives, a global health nonprofit focused on preventing 100 million deaths from cardiovascular disease and making […]

Nigeria Builds Momentum for a Trans Fat-Free Africa

Statement from Dr. Renu Garg, Senior Vice President of Cardiovascular Health at Resolve to Save Lives 10 May 2023 (NEW YORK, USA)—“We congratulate Nigeria on the passage of its new best practice trans fat elimination policy, which will save approximately 1,200 lives per year. As the most populous country in Africa, Nigeria has set a […]