The Portuguese Society of Hypertension (PSH) has been leading the fight against elevated salt consumption in Portugal for 10 years. Portugal currently has among the highest average salt consumption in Europe per citizen (approximately 10.7g/day), and this runs concurrently with… Read More
Montreal, March 3, 2016 – With the support of many organizations, the Association pour la santé publique du Québec (the Quebec association for public health, or ASPQ) calls on Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to start working… Read More
Food Secure Canada and Dr. Norman Campbell, HSF/CIHR Chair of Hypertension Prevention and Control, have teamed up to produce a Food and Nutrition Fact Sheet for policy-makers calling for action on the leading risk Canadians’ health and well-being –… Read More
These position statements were developed with extensive input from members of the Hypertension Advisory Committee, a coalition of 12 national organizations committed to hypertension prevention and control. Member involvement in writing of the statements does not necessarily imply member… Read More
Science of Salt Weekly is an initiative of the Canadian Institute for Health Research and Heart and Stroke Foundation (CIHR/HSFC) Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control.