This framework summarizes the recommended components of a comprehensive dietary sodium reduction program, and provides links to existing implementation tools, examples of successful programs and other resources.
A document that sets global sodium benchmarks for different food categories to help reduce salt intake using country experiences (released in 2021)
WHO’s monitoring tool that tracks countries’ progress in implementing policies and programs on population sodium reduction
Sodium targets for the PAHO region (published 2021)
A support package to help countries in the European region to initiate or accelerate efforts towards population sodium reduction
An article identifying high priority strategies that address reduction of sodium intake through home-cooked food, packaged food, food consumed outside the home
A nine-module online course to help policy makers and health advocates design, plan, and implement global sodium reduction interventions at low- and middle-income countries
Strategies governments can use to reduce salt consumption—including rationale, steps for implementation, resources needed and examples from around the world.
A technical package from WHO designed to assist countries with the development, implementation, and monitoring of salt reduction strategies to reduce population salt intake
An article that identifies a five-step approach for setting sodium level targets in foods in LMICs