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 […]

Celebrating the progress and partnerships that defined 2023

RTSL 2023 Year in Review

RTSL’s 2023: Year in Review is our first-ever digital annual report, looking back at a remarkable year of saving lives and making the world safer from epidemics in 2023. The HEARTS program for hypertension control now treats more than 19 million patients for the world’s deadliest condition. The trans fat elimination policies passed in 2023 […]

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 […]

WHO and the 7-1-7 Alliance introduce Early Action Reviews

WHO and the 7-1-7 Alliance introduce Early Action Reviews

The 7-1-7 Alliance hosted the first quarterly webinar open to its global learning network. More than 500 people from 73 countries signed up to hear representatives of the World Health Organization and the Alliance introduce new guidance on Early Action Reviews and how it leverages the 7-1-7 target to improve the performance of outbreak detection, […]

Sharing learnings to achieve the 7-1-7 target   

New 7-1-7 target community of practice

The 7-1-7 Alliance, a country-led initiative hosted by Resolve to Save Lives, formed a global community of practice with 15 implementing countries to facilitate lesson sharing and spur innovation to accelerate progress toward the target. More countries are expected to join as the 7-1-7 Alliance grows. 

How to revitalize World Bank health spending

In a recent Devex column, our President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden and Senior Advisor of Prevent Epidemics Marine Buissonniere discuss how the World Bank can strengthen its health programming—and support the countries in greatest need.

Five years of HEARTS

Resolve to save lives hypertension programs HEARTS at five

Alongside the WHO Global Hypertension report, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) published a new report on the first five years of the Global HEARTS Initiative, a partnership between the WHO, Resolve to Save Lives, and the governments of 32 low- or middle-income countries. HEARTS programs work for hypertension patients, and we […]