WHO EMRO Region:
Training Meeting for a National Survey on Salt Consumption
10th-16th December 2016
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman


The W.H.O. Collaborating Centre of the University of Warwick is providing technical support to the Ministry of Health of the Sultanate of Oman, as part of its remits to support the W.H.O. E.M.R.O. Region in the implementation of population salt reduction programmes in Member States.

The technical support will (i) assist with adapting the W.H.O. E.M.R.O. protocol of the 24h urinary sodium to Oman; (ii) advise on the implementation of the study with identified local experts; (iii) train local staff on implementation of 24h urine collection protocol; (iv) support during data collection, process and analysis.

The first mission was held in Muscat between 10th-16th December 2016 and was attended by Prof Francesco P Cappuccio from the W.H.O. Collaborating Centre. During his stay there were meetings: