Tackling hypertension in India

The World Health Organization has chosen hypertension as the public health threat it will focus on for the next year. The problem is particularly pressing in India, and Anita Jain, the BMJ's India editor, spoke to François Decaillet, Coordinator for Health Programs, WHO India, about what needs to be done to tackle hypertension in the country's population.

See also
Effect of longer term modest salt reduction on blood pressure: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials
Effect of lower sodium intake on health: systematic review and meta-analyses

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