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Expert Group - Dietary Salt Reduction

Following the recommendations of expert and country consultation of  January 2009 to form a task force for the reduction of dietary salt consumption, PAHO convened a group of scientific and technical experts to start the process of strengthening capacity in the Region to implement population-wide salt reduction policies. Below you will find all the information currently available on the Expert Group, including their meetings and summits, fact sheets produced by the Group, publications and reports.

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Reports

Reports ( 3 Files )

Following the recommendations of expert and country consultation of  January 2009 to form a task force for the reduction of dietary salt consumption, PAHO convened a group of scientific and technical experts to start the process of strengthening capacity in the Region to implement population-wide salt reduction policies. The main objective of the Expert Group (EG) is to explore the different aspects of dietary salt reduction to prevent cardiovascular disease to the extent of its practicality. Since then, the EG and Secretariat have attended several meetings and events, whose reports are available here.

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets ( 6 Files )

Following the recommendations of expert and country consultation of  January 2009 to form a task force for the reduction of dietary salt consumption, PAHO convened a group of scientific and technical experts to start the process of strengthening capacity in the Region to implement population-wide salt reduction policies. The main objective of the Expert Group (EG) is to explore the different aspects of dietary salt reduction to prevent cardiovascular disease to the extent of its practicality. Since then, the EG has published several fact sheets on health and dietary salt for health professionals, consumers and patients, and on the Political Statement. Below, you will find the most up-to-date fact sheets produced by the EG.
Meetings and events of the EG

Meetings and events of the EG ( 38 Files )

Following the recommendations of expert and country consultation of  January 2009 to form a task force for the reduction of dietary salt consumption, PAHO convened a group of scientific and technical experts to start the process of strengthening capacity in the Region to implement population-wide salt reduction policies. Below you will find the most up-to-date information on the meeting and events of the EG, including the meeting documentation (agendas, list of participants), background documentation, presentations (if available) and final reports.

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survey on salt protocol survey on salt protocol

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Date added: 12/13/2011
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Salt Survey - first results Salt Survey - first results

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Policy Statement: Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases in the Americas by Reducing Dietary Salt Intake Population-Wide Policy Statement: Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases in the Americas by Reducing Dietary Salt Intake Population-Wide

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First product of the Expert Group to reduce dietary salt population-wide.

Policy Statement: Preventing cardiovascular disease in the Americas by Reducing dietary salt intake Population-wide Policy Statement: Preventing cardiovascular disease in the Americas by Reducing dietary salt intake Population-wide

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The PAHO/WHO Regional Expert Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction has produced this policy statement. It has the rationale and recommendations for a population-based approach to reduce dietary salt intake among all people in the Americas, be they adults or children.

 

National Sodium Messages - Canada National Sodium Messages - Canada

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HASSEL Salt HASSEL Salt

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10 Tips to Cut Sodium 10 Tips to Cut Sodium

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