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Ensure Safe Food to Reduce Hypertension Risk: Speakers at World Food Safety Day Webinar

Ensure Safe Food to Reduce Hypertension Risk: Speakers at World Food Safety Day Webinar

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The World Food Safety Day 2022 is being observed with the theme - “Safer food, better health”. The day is of great importance for Bangladesh as consumption of unsafe food is leading to exponential rise in prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and related mortality in the country. Speakers expressed the importance of safe food for tackling NCDs like hypertension and cardiovascular diseases at a webinar marking World Food Safety Day today on Tuesday, 07 June 2022 organized by research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) with the support from the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI). It was informed at the webinar that, one in every five (21%) adults in Bangladesh are suffering from hypertension at present and intake of unsafe food is greatly responsible f...