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Resolve To Save Lives Head Tom Frieden Discusses Organization’s Priorities, CDC’s Budgetary Needs In GHN Interview Series

Global Health NOW: Inside Resolve’s Global Health Mission to Save 100 Million Lives
“After eight years of leading the CDC, Tom Frieden wanted another challenge. He picked a good one: Save 100 million lives in 30 years. That’s the goal of Resolve to Save Lives. He launched the initiative (as part of Vital Strategies) in September 2017 with $225 million in funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Gates Foundation. Resolve zeroed in on cardiovascular disease and epidemics as its twin priorities…” (Simpson, 3/13).

Global Health NOW: Tom Frieden: Proposed CDC Cuts Would Mean More Cancer, Heart Disease, and Stroke
“…In this second part of a Q&A with Global Health NOW, Frieden shares his insights on the CDC’s budget needs, differences in federal funding for the NIH vs. the CDC, and the challenge of fighting noncommunicable diseases…” (Simpson, 3/14).

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