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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Initiative to reduce salt in food kicks off in Montenegro

Montenegro, a Member of the SEE Health Network and the leading country on NCD prevention and control makes an important step in implementing both the European and its own plan fr that:
The WHO Country Office, Montenegro and the Ministry of Health, the Institute for Public Health and the national food council of Montenegro have launched a joint initiative to combat the prevalence of chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) caused by an overconsumption of salt in the diet. The initiative, introduced on 17 December 2012, was developed in response to evidence of the link between excessive salt intake and life-threatening NCDs such as cardiovascular diseases.
 
See the whole information on WHO Regional Office for Europe Website:

http://www.euro.who.int/en/where-we-work/member-states/montenegro/sections/news/2013/01/initiative-to-reduce-salt-in-food-kicks-off-in-montenegro