Tag: Country Update

05 Apr 2020
From left to right: Dr Praveen Devarsetty, Dr Claire Johnson, Dr Annet Hoek, Dr Thout Sudhir Raj, and Spoorthi Nidhuram

Formative Research to inform a behaviour change Salt Reduction Intervention in India (SRII) Project

The SRII project is a community-based salt reduction behaviour change intervention in India, funded by Resolve To Save Lives. Dr Claire Johnson and Dr Annet Hoek recently travelled to India to support colleagues at The George Institute offices in Hyderabad to undertake formative research activities in Siddipet, Telanagana: a small rural town approximately 2.5 hours’ […]

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10 Apr 2019

Mid-term evaluation of Malaysia’s National Salt Reduction Strategy

In November last year, with support from WHO, Kathy and Jacqui from the George Institute supported a Ministry of Health workshop in Malaysia to understand the progress of the national salt reduction strategy to date, with a view to providing recommendations for strengthening implementation and monitoring of the strategy in the next two years. The […]

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05 Jul 2018

Action on Salt China

The prevalence of hypertension and stroke in China is among the highest in the world, making salt reduction a public health priority. Given this, the George Institute for Global Health and Queen Mary University of London have joined with Chinese health authorities including the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Centre for Health […]

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