Salt reduction progress and lessons learned from Thailand

Sodium reduction is not only life-saving, it also saves costs. In a new article for The Lancet Regional Health – Southeast Asia, we join the Thai Low Salt Network and others to detail recent accomplishments and lessons learned advocating for the nationwide reduction of salt intake throughout Thailand.

Treatment protocols control high blood pressure at scale in India

A new research paper investigated the effectiveness of various medication protocols in Punjab and Maharashtra, India to increase control rates among patients with hypertension. The researchers found that simple drug- and dose-specific protocols help improve hypertension treatment in the primary care setting, especially when starting with a single low-cost drug such as amlodipine 5mg and escalating with the same or another […]

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 […]