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Recent Publications

Recent WHL Publications

Salt Fact Sheet
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, Niebylski, M. " 2014 Dietary Salt Fact Sheet of the World Hypertension League, International Society of Hypertension, Pan American Health Organization Technical Advisory Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Through Dietary Salt Reduction, the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction and World Action on Salt & Health." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12402
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Standards for Reporting Hypertension
Gee, M, Campbell, N, Sarrafzadegan, N, Jafa, T, Khalsa, T, Mangat, B, Poulter, N, Prabhakaran, D, Sonkodi, S, Whelton, P, Woodward, M, Zhang, X. "Standards for the Uniform Reporting of Hypertension in Adults Using Population Survey Data: Recommendations From the World Hypertension League Expert Committee." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014.
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Prevention and Control of Hypertension
Campbell, N, Niebylski, M. "Prevention and Control of hypertension: developing a global agenda." Current Opinion 
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Hypertension Fact Sheet
Campbell, N, Niebylski, M, Lackland, D."High Blood Pressure: Why Prevention and Control Are Urgent and Important - A 2014 Fact Sheet from the World Hypertension League and the International Society of Hypertension". Journal of Clinical Hypertension
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A Call for Quality Research on Salt
Campbell, N, Appel L, Cappuccio, F, Correa-Rotter, R, Hankey, G, Lackland, D, MacGregor, G, Neal B, Niebylski, M, Webster, J, Willis, K, Woodward, M. "A call for quality research on salt intake and health: From the World Hypertension League and Supporting Organizations" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014;16:469-71 DOI: 10.1111/jch.12364  
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Policy Statement on Noninvasive Blood Pressure Measurement Devices
Campbell, N, Berbari, A, Cloutier, L, Gelfer, M, Kenerson, J, Khalsa, T, Lackland, D, Lemogoum, D, Mangat, B, Mohan, S, Myers, M, Niebylski, M, O'Brien, E, Stergiou, G, Velga, E, Zhang, X. "Policy Statement of the World Hypertension League on Noninvasive Blood Pressure Measurement Devices and Blood Pressure Measurement in the Clinical or Community Setting" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014;15:320-322  DOI: 10.1111/jch.12336
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Journal of Clinical Hypertension Becomes Official Journal of WHL
Weber MA, Campbell, NRC, Lackland, DT. "The Journal of Clinical Hypertension Has Become the Official Journal of the World Hypertension League" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014;16:319 DOI: 10.1111/jch.12338
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Dietary Salt Policy Statement
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, Chockalingam, A, Lisheng, L, Schirrfin, E, Harrap, S, Touyz, R, Burrell, L, Ramirez, A, Schmieder, R, Aletta, S, Prabhakaran, D. "The World Hypertension League and International Society of Hypertension Call on Governments, Nongovernmental Organizations, and the Food Industry to Work to reduce Dietary Sodium" 
The Journal of Clinical Hypertension 16;2:99-100  DOI: 10.1111/jch.12245
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Other Recent Publications of Interest

Community Programs

Uncontrolled Hypertension in Uganda 
Musinguzi, G, Van Geertruyden, J, Bastiaens, H, Nuwaha, F. "Uncontrolled Hypertension in Uganda: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension 
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Changes in Hypertension Treatment in Yaroslavl, Russia
Mozheyko, M, Sergey, E, Vigdorchik, A, Tobe, S, Campbell, N, Riahi, F, Hughes, D.  "Changes in Hypertension Treatment in Yaroslavl Region of Russia: Improvements Observed Between 2-Cross Sectional Surveys" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2013;15: 918-924 DOI: 10.1111/jch.12214
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Hypertension Strategies

Developing a Hypertension Strategy
Campbell, N, Niebylski, M. "Prevention and Control of hypertension: developing a global agenda." Current Opinion 
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A Global Brief on Hypertension
World Health organization. "A global brief on hypertension. Silent killer, global public health crisis". 2013
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Policy and Approach to Prevent and Control Hypertension
Institute of Medicine. "A Population-Based Policy and Systems Change Approach to Prevent and Control Hypertension". 2010.  
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Pan Canadian Framework on Prevention and Control of Hypertension
Hypertension Canada. "The Pan Canadian Hypertension Framework on the Prevention and Control of Hypertension". 2010 updated 2012.
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WHO Recognizes Noncommunicable Diseases as Health Priority
Cohen, D, Townsend, R, Angell, S, DiPette, D. "The World Health Organization Recognizes Noncommunicable Diseases and Raised Blood Pressure as Global Health Priority for 2025". The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12384
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Click Here to access the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hypertension Control site.

 

Improvement Strategies for Hypertension Management
Walsh, JM, McDonald KM, Shojania KG, Sundaram V, Nayak S, Lewis R, Owens Dk, Goldenstein MK. “Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review” . Med Care. 2006 Jul;44(7):646-57. (No Link Available)

 

Hypertension Management Recommendations

 

Canadian Hypertension Education Program Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement
Kaberi Dasgupta, K, Robert R. Quinn, Kelly B. Zarnke, Doreen M. Rabi, Pietro Ravani, Stella S. Daskalopoulou, Simon W. Rabkin, Luc Trudeau, Ross D. Feldman, Lyne Cloutier, Ally Prebtani, Robert J. Herman, Simon L. Bacon, Richard E. Gilbert, Marcel Ruzicka, Donald W. McKay, Tavis S. Campbell, Steven Grover, George Honos, Ernesto L. Schiffrin, Peter Bolli, Thomas W. Wilson, Patrice Lindsay, Michael D. Hill, Shelagh B. Coutts, Gord Gubitz, Mark Gelfer, Michel Vallée, G.V. Ramesh Prasad, Marcel Lebel, Donna McLean, J. Malcolm O. Arnold, Gordon W. Moe, Jonathan G. Howlett, Jean-Martin Boulanger, Pierre Larochelle, Lawrence A. Leiter, Charlotte Jones, Richard I. Ogilvie, Vincent Woo, Janusz Kaczorowski, Kevin D. Burns, Robert J. Petrella, Swapnil Hiremath, Alain Milot, James A. Stone, Denis Drouin, Kim L. Lavoie, Maxime Lamarre-Cliche, Guy Tremblay, Pavel Hamet, George Fodor, S. George Carruthers, George B. Pylypchuk, Ellen Burgess, Richard Lewanczuk, George K. Dresser, S. Brian Penner, Robert A. Hegele, Philip A. McFarlane, Milan Khara, Andrew Pipe, Paul Oh, Peter Selby, Mukul Sharma, Debra J. Reid, Sheldon W. Tobe, Raj S. Padwal, and Luc Poirier. "The 2014 Canadian Hypertension Education Program Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement, Diagnosis, Assessment of Risk, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension." Canadian Journal of Cardiology 30 (2014) 485-501
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The European Heart Journal Launches Ethics Review Board
"The European Heart Journal Launches Ethics Review Board." European Heart Journal (2013) 34, 2107-2113. dii:10.1093/eurheartj/eht231
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Iranian Recommendations for High Blood Pressure
Feridoun Noohi, Nizal Sarrafzadegan, Alireza Khosravi, Elham Andalib, and The First Recommendation on High Blood Pressure Working Group. "The First Iranian Recommendations of Prevention, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure." 
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension
Michael A. Weber MD, Ernesto L. Schiffrin MD, William B. White MD, Samuel Mann MD, Lars H. Lindholm MD, John G. Kenerson MD, John M. Flack MD, Barry L. Carter Pharm D, Barry J. Materson MD, C. Venkata S. Ram MD, Debbie L. Cohen MD, Jean-Claude Cadet MD, Roger R. Jean-Charles MD, Sandra Taler MD, David Kountz MD, Raymond R. Townsend MD, John Chalmers MD, Agustin J. Ramirez MD, George L. Bakris MD, Jiguang Wang MD, Aletta E. Schutte MD, John D. Bisognano MD, Rhian M. Touyz MD, Dominic Sica MD and Stephen B. Harrap MD. "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in the Community A Statement by the American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension". Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014:17, 14-26.
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Statement on Management of Hypertension
World Health Organization, International Society of Hypertension Writing Group. "2003 World Health Organization (WHO)/International Society of Hypertension (ISH) Statement on Management of Hypertension."
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Guidelines for the Management of High Blood Pressure
Paul A. James, MD; Suzanne Oparil, MD; Barry L. Carter, PharmD; William C. Cushman, MD; Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD; Joel Handler, MD; Daniel T. Lackland, DrPH; Michael L. LeFevre, MD, MSPH; Thomas D. MacKenzie, MD, MSPH; Olugbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, MS; Sidney C. Smith Jr, MD; Laura P. Svetkey, MD, MHS; Sandra J. Taler, MD; Raymond R. Townsend, MD; Jackson T. Wright Jr, MD, PhD; Andrew S. Narva, MD; Eduardo Ortiz, MD, MPH. "2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults Report From the Panel members Appointed to the Eighth Join National Committee (JNC8)."  The Journal of the American medical Association 2014, Vol 311, No. 5.
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PEN Disease Interventions in Low-Resource Settings
The World Health Organization "Package of Essential Noncommunicable (PEN) Disease Interventions for Primary Health Care in Low-Resource Settings"
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The Clinical Management of Primary Hypertension
"Hypertension The Clinical management of Primary Hypertension in Adults." Clinical Guideline Update of Guidelines 18 and 34 National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK) 2011
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Latin American Guidelines on Hypertension
Ramiro A. Sanchez, Miryam Ayala, Hugo Baglivo, Carlos Velazquez, Guillermo Burlando, Oswaldo Kohlmann, Jorge Jimenez, Patricio Lo ́pez Jaramillo, Ayrton Brandao, Gloria Valdes, Luis Alcocer, Mario Bendersky, Agust ́ın Jose ́ Ramirez, Alberto Zanchetti, on behalf of the Latin America Expert Group. "Latin American Guidelines on Hypertension."
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Dietary Salt Evidence and Recommendations

To view the World Health Organization's Fact Sheet on Salt Reduction Click Here 

 

To view the New York City Department of Health Consensus Statement on Sodium Click Here.

 

To read about why an end to the dietary salt debate is necessary Click Here.

 

To read the WHL and ISH Dietary Salt Policy Statement Click Here.

 

A Perspective on Recent Sodium Evidence
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, MacGregor, G. "Dietary Sodium: A Perspective on Recent Sodium Evidence - Its Interpretation and Controversies" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2013:15: 765-768 
DOI: 10.1111/jch.12187
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Sodium Intake for Adults and Children
World Health Organization. "Sodium Intake for Adults and Children". 2013.
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Salt Reduction and Iodine Fortification Strategies
World Health Organization.  "Salt Reduction and Iodine Fortification Strategies in Public Health". 2013.  
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Strategies to Monitor and Evaluate Sodium Consumption
World Health Organization.  "Strategies to Monitor and Evaluate Population Sodium Consumption and Sources of Sodium in the Diet".
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Population-Based Salt Reduction Strategies
World Health Organization.  "Creating an Enabling Environment for Population-Based Salt Reduction Strategies".
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WHO Formal Meeting on Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases
"Report of the Formal Meeting of Member States to Conclude the Work on the Comprehensive Global Monitoring Framework, Including Indicators, and a Set of Voluntary Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases". Report, 1-6. 2012. Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization.  2012.
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Salt Smart Americas
Pan American Health Organization. "Salt Smart Americas. A Guide for Country Level Action". 2013
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Sodium Intake in Populations
Institute of Medicine.  "Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence". 2013
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Sodium Reduction Strategies
Institute of Medicine.  "Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States". 2010.
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Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate
Institute of Medicine.  "Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate". 2014 Update of the 2004 Report.
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The Relationship between Sodium Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes
Cobb LK, Anderson CAM, Elliott P, Hu FB, Liu K, Neaton JD, Whelton PK, Woodward M, Appel LJ; on behalf of the American Heart Association Council on Lifestyle and Metabolic Health. Methodological issues in cohort studies that relate sodium intake to cardiovascular disease outcomes: a science advisory from the American Heart Association. [published online ahead of print February 10, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000015.
    
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The Cost-effectiveness of Reduced Sodium Intake
Wang G, Labarthe D. "The cost-effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce sodium intake." J Hypertens 2011; 29(9):1693-1699.
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Effect of Lower Sodium Intake on Health
Aburto NJ, Ziolkovska A, Hooper L, Elliott P, Cappuccio FP, Meerpohl JJ. "Effect of lower sodium intake on health: systematic review and meta-analyses." BMJ 2013; 346:f1326.
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Global Salt Reduction Initiatives
Webster JL, Dunford EK, Hawkes C, Neal BC. "Salt reduction initiatives around the world." J Hypertens 2011; 29(6):1043-1050. 
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Global Sodium Consumption and Death
Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., Dr.P.H., Saman Fahimi, M.D., Gitanjali M. Singh, Ph.D., Renata Micha, R.D., Ph.D., Shahab Khatibzadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Rebecca E. Engell, B.A., Stephen Lim, Ph.D., Goodarz Danaei, Ph.D., Majid Ezzati, Ph.D., and John Powles, M.B., B.S. for the Global Burden of Diseases Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NUTRICODE). "Global Sodium Consumption and Death from Cardiovascular Causes." N Engl J Med 2014; 371:624-634, August 14, 2014. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1304127
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