We are building the evidence to demonstrate that population-wide salt reduction interventions are a cost-effective approach to improving health.
The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction was established in March 2013 to support Member States to meet the new salt reduction targets. Established within the Food Policy Division at The George Institute for Global Health, our terms of reference include:
Since 2013 we have:
- Hosted two major international events on salt reduction jointly with the WHO
- Delivered training on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of population salt reduction strategies to over 15 countries and participated in 6 regional forums
- Developed a range of tools and resources to support countries on program implementation jointly with the WHO
- Strengthened the evidence base on salt reduction including through producing over 140 peer-reviewed publications and disseminating widely