President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden joined Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in calling on the World Bank to dedicate $1 billion per year over three years to epidemic preparedness.
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President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden called for action on trans fat elimination from national, regional, global, and food industry leaders in The Telegraph.
We participated in the 72nd World Health Assembly, where we highlighted the global importance of cardiovascular health and epidemic preparedness and co-hosted the launch of new WHO resources on trans fat elimination, a training for advocates of trans fat bans, and a learning lab on hypertension.
At a meeting on improving health security hosted by the Ministry of Health in Uganda, our team agreed to work with other legal stakeholders to prioritize the Contingencies Fund for Emergencies.
Along with NCD Alliance, American Heart Association, and World Heart Federation, we added our voice to the WHO’s call for industry to replace artificial trans fat by directly calling on dozens of major food, fat, and oil industry players to commit to elimination by 2023.
Our team worked with experts in Kampala, Uganda to create a strategic plan for engaging partners in DRC and other countries at high risk for Ebola transmission.
We published a statement with the World Hypertension League on the benefits of a practical treatment protocol for global hypertension management.
We helped design and implement a free, user-friendly tool to help officials from 13 different organizations within the Nigerian government to coordinate their National Action Plan for Health Security.
As part of our collaboration with the National Center for Disease Control, laboratory network consultant Celestina Obiekea conducted an assessment of yellow fever diagnosis capacity in laboratories in Nigeria.
Members of our cardiovascular health team visited and gave feedback to health care facilities implementing the national hypertension program in Vietnam.
Our Prevent Epidemics team kicked off a 12-month certified training program for mid-level program managers working in emergency preparedness in Rwanda.
Resolve to Save Lives welcomed our cardiovascular health partners and representatives from 9 of the countries in which we work to NYC. We shared learnings from our first year and focused on strengthening our ability to effectively support rapid country progress.
The Turkish Restaurant and Patisserie Federation agreed to reduce salt in restaurant and bakery food items, potentially making food healthier in 130,000 restaurants across the country.