The Simple app manages more than 4 million patients—and health workers love it

The digital team at Resolve to Save Lives helped to build the Simple app, which now treats more than 4 million patients in 4 countries. This new article describes the process of using the Simple app to help manage patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure and diabetes as part of the India Hypertension Control Initiative […]

WHO’s 2nd Edition Sodium Benchmark’s report

Just ahead of salt awareness week, WHO released its second edition of the global sodium benchmarks, “Global sodium benchmarks for different food categories“, detailing efforts to reduce global sodium intake by 30% by 2025. The report release was supported by a webinar that highlighted lessons learned from the first report, current progress on global salt […]

NIH webinar highlights five years of promoting heart health at RTSL

The Cardiovascular Health initiative at Resolve to Save Lives participated in a presentation for the U.S. National Institute of Health’s HERO series. The webinar discussed the progress made over the last five years to improve heart health in low- and middle-income countries and served as an opportunity to showcase RTSL’s global health equity research.

JHPIEGO webinar on controlling high blood pressure through HEARTS

A recent webinar by JHPIEGO and Resolve to Save Lives discusses the importance of partnerships to scale up hypertension treatment. The webinar was attended by more than 100 JHPIEGO staff and presented an opportunity to explore how WHO’s HEARTS initiative can be integrated into primary health care strengthening grants.

Nepal Bans Trans Fat

STATEMENT FROM DR. RENU GARG, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AT RESOLVE TO SAVE LIVES 16 February 2024 (NEW YORK, USA)—“Congratulations to Nepal for issuing legislation that limits the amount of trans fat in food, which will save 2,200 lives each year. The new legislation, adopted with support from the World Health Organization’s South-East […]

Salt substitutes can help treat high blood pressure

In a new article published in the American Heart Association’s scientific journal Hypertension, we joined international experts in the call to include salt substitutes in the treatment for high blood pressure. Salt substitutes reduce risk for heart attack and stroke while also adding much-needed potassium to the diet.

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 […]

Sri Lanka Bans Trans Fat

Statement from Dr. Renu Garg, Senior Vice President of Cardiovascular Health at Resolve to Save Lives 26 May 2023 (NEW YORK, USA)—“By passing a best-practice policy banning industrially produced trans fat from its food supply, Sri Lanka joins neighbors India and Bangladesh and 51  other countries in the global World Health Organization REPLACE Initiative to […]