WASSH and LINKS Webinar - Thursday 11th March, 1pm GMT
To mark Salt Awareness Week, WASSH and LINKS are hosting a webinar to highlight successful salt reduction programmes from around the world. Join us to hear from:
- Professor Abdelfettah Derouiche, Head of the Human Nutrition Research Unit at the Hassan IIUniversity of Casablanca in Morocco, coordinates global action for salt and health in Morocco,as a member of WASSH.
- Professor Suzana Shahar, currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UniversityKebangsaan Malaysia, is involved in the National Strategy to Reduce Salt Intake which hassuccessfully brought together the Ministry of Health, researchers, and the food industry indeveloping national strategies for reformulation.
- Dr. Nalika Gunawardena, the National Professional Officer for non-communicable diseases andhealth systems at the World Health Organization Country Office Sri Lanka, is a recipient of aLINKS grant for sodium reduction in Sri Lanka.
- Dr Hamdan Mohamad, a qualified dietitian working with Ministry of Health Malaysia, is part ofthe team of researchers from WHO Malaysia, MoH Malaysia, and the George Institute whoreceived a LINKS grant for sodium reduction in Malaysia.