Dr. Tom Frieden and members of the Resolve to Save Lives team briefed reporters on what needs to be done now to safely reopen after COVID-19.
We developed guidance for patients and providers on COVID-19 and chronic diseases, now available in English, Chinese, Arabic, and Thai.
We hosted a virtual media roundtable with President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden, who called for adequate funding for global public health emphasized the need to protect heath care workers around the world.
For American Heart Month, Resolve to Save Lives President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden shared steps that individuals, health care providers, and governments can take to improve heart disease prevention and treatment.
We joined American Heart Association, NCD Alliance, and World Heart Federation to call on 41 of major food, fat, and oil industry players to commit to trans fat elimination by 2023.
2019 saw both big advances and big setbacks for global health, President and CEO Dr. Tom Frieden writes. Can 2020 mark the start of the healthiest decade ever?
Would allowing salts in which some sodium has been replaced with potassium to be called “potassium salts” increase uptake in the US? President and CEO Dr. Thomas Frieden argues that it would, urging the FDA to change labelling regulations to make these heart-healthier salts more appealing to consumers.
The world’s fifth largest country announced regulations limiting the amount of artificial trans fat in the Brazilian food supply. Implementation will begin on July 1, 2021 and will culminate in a complete ban of partially hydrogenated oils effective January 1, 2023, in line with WHO’s target for global trans fat elimination. With support from our partner GHAI, the Brazilian Association of Nutrition (Asbran) built a strong coalition of advocates, engaged political decision-makers, and leveraged media to create a sense of urgency around the need for trans fat elimination.
We’re developing a report featuring case studies from around the world that showcase how strong epidemic preparedness stopped outbreaks in 2019. Have a case we should feature? Submit a short summary here by December 20th, or learn more here.
We worked with leaders from the ministries of health, agriculture, environment, and finance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at a project management bootcamp, aligning priorities to step up epidemic preparedness and leverage funds from the World Bank's $150M REDISSE IV program.