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Through the Partnership-supported “Salt Breaks Hearts” project in Freetown, Sierra Leone—where stroke rates are on the rise—nurses and nutritionists train market vendors on the dangers of excess salt and monitor their blood pressure. The vendors in turn share tips with their shoppers, including how to cook traditional dishes without using salt-filled seasoning packets.

From the streets of Freetown, we capture some of the women at the forefront of the project.


Food for the heart

Op-ed by Dr. Kelly Henning, Public Health Program Lead, Bloomberg Philanthropies on Partnership-supported food policy work around the world.

Urban public health goes global

This Guardian Labs article focuses on sharing the Partnership’s stories and advocacy agenda.

Cities gather to discuss food policy strategies

Photos from a recent food policy workshop in Dakar, Senegal.