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22 Jun 2021

Eating less salt could save many lives in Fiji

A report prepared by Health Technology Analysts, in collaboration with the George Institute for Global Health, Fiji National University, The University of Sydney and Deakin University, investigated the potential impact of salt reduction in Fiji. Released on the 14th of May, the report shows that with only minimal investment from the government in reducing salt intake, they could prevent 234 heart attacks and 72 strokes, saving the Fijian government an estimated $2 million FJD a year. Read more here.

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