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Members: Omar Dary (leader), Rubén Grajeda, Mary L'Abbé, Marcelo Tavella, Ana Beatriz Vasconcellos

OBJECTIVES

The Salt Fortification team is a working subgroup of the PAHO/WHO Regional Expert Group on Cardiovascular disease prevention through dietary salt reduction that serves as the primary source for evidence-based policies. The subgroup was established during the launch of the Initiative on 9-12 September 2009, at the PAHO HQ, Washington, D.C.

The following 6- and 10- months markers were set by the group:

At 6 Months:

        • Contact and coordinate with UNICEF about iodine fortification programs

At 10 Months:

        • Prepare options regarding salt fortification for the WHO conference on fortification

 


Meeting on March 31, 2011: Improving Public Health through Optimal Intake of Iodine and Sodium

 

Last Updated on Monday, 04 April 2011 06:50

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