Integrating the development agenda with noncommunicable disease prevention in developing countries: a quasi-experimental study on inter-sectoral action and its impact on self-reported salt consumption-the INPARD study
Liyanage, Isurujith K.; Wickramasinghe, Kremlin; Katulanda, Prasad; Jayawardena, Ranil; Karunathilake, Indika; Friel, Sharon; Manoharan, Seenithamby; Pathirana, Ashan; Alagiyawanna, Ajith; Ranaweera, Nattashi; Townsend, Nick
Background: The determination of behaviours that lead to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as high dietary salt intake, are multifactorial. The prevention of NCDs, including the promotion of healthy dietary choice, including low salt intake, therefore requires multisectoral working. Although the need of a multisectoral approach to risk factor modification has been globally accepted, there is minimal evidence for its application in the real world. Methods: This quasi-experimental trial was...[Show more]
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