Evidence-based policy for salt reduction is needed

  title={Evidence-based policy for salt reduction is needed},
  author={T. Lancet},
  journal={The Lancet},
For vaccination coverage see http://www.thelancet.com/ journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214109X(16)30099-7/fulltext Evidence-based medicine has become the bedrock of treatment guidelines, but why does evidence-based medicine not translate into evidence-based policy? Governments and health organisations around the world are advocating salt intake be reduced, but little robust evidence exists to support a reduction in salt for the general population. Indeed, the few randomised controlled trials (RCTs… Expand