Using the Global Burden of Disease Study to Assist Development of Nation‐Specific Fact Sheets to Promote Prevention and Control of Hypertension and Reduction in Dietary Salt: A Resource From the World Hypertension League

@article{Campbell2015UsingTG,
  title={Using the Global Burden of Disease Study to Assist Development of Nation‐Specific Fact Sheets to Promote Prevention and Control of Hypertension and Reduction in Dietary Salt: A Resource From the World Hypertension League},
  author={Norm R. C. Campbell and Daniel T. Lackland and Liu Lisheng and Mark L. Niebylski and Peter M. Nilsson and Xin‐Hua Zhang},
  journal={The Journal of Clinical Hypertension},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={165 - 167}
}
Increased blood pressure and high dietary salt are leading risks for death and disability globally. Reducing the burden of both health risks are United Nations' targets for reducing noncommunicable disease. Nongovernmental organizations and individuals can assist by ensuring widespread dissemination of the best available facts and recommended interventions for both health risks. Simple but impactful fact sheets can be useful for informing the public, healthcare professionals, and policy makers… 
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