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World Hypertension Day 2010: Healthy Weight, Healthy Blood Pressure

World Hypertension Day 2010World Hypertension Day 2010 was celebrated on 17 May. This year's slogan was "Healthy Weight, Healthy Blood Pressure":

  • Check Your Waist
  • Eat Green
  • Exercise
  • Cut Salt

Links to PAHO and World Hypertension League materials can be found below, with visual samples.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2010 13:13
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First Meeting of the Expert Group on CVD Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction

less salt, less risk

The first PAHO Expert Group (EG) Meeting on population-level dietary salt reduction in the Americas  was held at the PAHO Headquarters in Washington, DC, on 9-10 September 2009. The general objective was to explore various aspects of cardiovascular disease prevention through dietary salt reduction to the extent of their practicality.


Last Updated on Monday, 01 February 2010 09:12
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World Heart Day 2009: Work with Heart

WHD 2009: Work with HeartThe 27th of September of every year marks the celebration of World Heart Day. The slogan for this year's event is "Work with Heart."

icon PAHO's official bilingual poster (click below on "Read more ..." to view it in the original horizontal version)

Main event website (via the World Heart Federation / WHF)

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2010 09:32
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