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 […]

7-1-7 target in Lancet Global Health

Resolve to Save Lives' 7-1-7 Approach

RTSL’s Prevent Epidemics Team publishes evidence from early pilots on the 7-1-7 target for early detection of and response to disease threats.

Ben Silbermann joins Resolve to Save Lives’ Board of Directors

April 6, 2023 (NEW YORK, USA)—Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL), a global health organization focused on preventing 100 million deaths from cardiovascular disease and making the world safer from epidemics, today announced the appointment of Ben Silbermann, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Pinterest, to the RTSL Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to have Ben […]

Five billion people unprotected from trans fat leading to heart disease

GENEVA, 23 January 2023 — Five billion people globally remain unprotected from harmful trans fat, a new status report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found, increasing their risk of heart disease and death. Since WHO first called for the global elimination of industrially produced trans fat in 2018 — with an elimination target […]