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MENAFN - Arab Times - 15/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city jan 13 (kuna): kuwait flour mills and bakeries company's decision to cut quantity of salt to its products of bread and toast by 20 percent has been warmly welcomed by the ministry of health which described it as 'model for cooperation to protect public health.' in a press statement the ministry assistant undersecretary for public health dr qais al- duwairi stated the initiative reflected the company's positive cooperation with the ministry of health in combating causes of diseases.

he discloses that the initiative has been also lauded by dr alaa ad-deen al-alwan director general of the world health organization (who) for the eastern mediterranean region. the ministry official noted that reducing amount of salt in bread was recommended by the world health organization and kuwait ministry of health as a part of the world and national strategy to combat non-communicable diseases. 'this initiative is considered an important measure according to the world strategy to combat noncommunicable diseases and its risk factors' he said. he pointed out that lowering salt intake in bread and diet could help curb the risks of blood pressure heart disease and other non-communicable diseases.

al-duwairi underlined the great impact of the governmental non-governmental organizations (ngos) civil society organizations and firms' cooperation with the ministry of health to better implement disease combatting strategies and protect public health. a non-communicable disease or ncd is a medical condition or illness which by definition is non-infectious and non-transmissible among people. ncds may be chronic diseases of long duration and slow progression or they may result in more rapid death such as some types of sudden stroke.

they include autoimmune diseases heart disease stroke many cancers asthma diabetes chronic kidney disease osteoporosis alzheimer's disease cataracts and more. according to the world health organization (who) the ncds kill more than 36 million people each year.


 


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