World Health Assembly in Geneva
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.
Prioritizing the Contingency Fund for health emergencies in Uganda
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.
Engaging industry on trans fat elimination
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.
Practical treatment protocols improve hypertension management
We published a statement with the World Hypertension League on the benefits of a practical treatment protocol for global hypertension management.
Supporting Vietnam’s national hypertension program
Members of our cardiovascular health team visited and gave feedback to health care facilities implementing the national hypertension program in Vietnam.
Salt reduction in Chinese schools
Our nutrition team traveled to China to learn about a healthy canteen initiative in primary and middle schools in Shandong province.
Program Management for Epidemic Preparedness training course begins
Our Prevent Epidemics team kicked off a 12-month certified training program for mid-level program managers working in emergency preparedness in Rwanda.
Cardiovascular Health Partner Meeting
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.
Rwanda prepares for Ebola
Rwanda conducted a simulation exercise to prepare for new cases of Ebola entering the country from neighboring DRC. Read what they learned...