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Our China team signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shandong Provincial Health Commission to begin work on sodium reduction and hypertension control projects.
Global health experts attended the WHO High-level Conference for Public Health Emergencies, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban Areas in Lyon, France. A statement on preparedness (PDF) for public health emergencies was produced by the close of the meeting.
We joined experts from WHO and the Ethiopian government for a workshop to kick off Ethiopia's salt reduction program.
1918 marks the 100th anniversary of the deadliest flu pandemic on record. Our Amanda McClelland shared lessons learned from major epidemics over the years and current preparedness efforts at a National Academies of Science event.
A group of global health experts meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to attend a World Health Organization regional workshop on epidemic preparedness.
Cyrus Shahpar spoke on the panel, “Challenges in Outbreaks and Steps to Keep the World Safe” at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene annual meeting.
We worked with the WHO and CDC at a two-day trans fat surveillance expert consultation. Participants reviewed and reached consensus on global trans fat surveillance standards.
We met with representatives from the National Public Health Institute of Liberia to discuss ways to accelerate progress on health security.
Our team visited Fuwai Hospital Beijing and met with clinicians to discuss hypertension treatment and control.
During a side event at the UN General Assembly, Dr. Tom Frieden discusses the importance of political will, technical excellence and accessible health systems in blood pressure control.
LINKS hosted a live discussion on how hypertension care can pave the way for Universal Health Coverage