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13:30 - 17:00 24 March 2011

Salt awareness and hypertension management in the African and Caribbean population


Jeremy Bentham Room (JBR) | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Patrick Williams, Celebrity Chef and author of ‘The Caribbean Cook’
Dr Ellie Cannon, Resident GP for The Mail on Sunday, Yell.com and The Jewish Chroni

This Forum will consist of a presentation of recent research by Heart Campaign published in a letter to the BMJ and the London Metro newspaper on 'shocking' levels of salt found in African and Caribbean foods and a panel discussion chaired by Professor Morris Brown (FMedSci) - Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge.

Registration will take place from 1.30pm in the Jeremy Bentham Room, and the forum will commence at 2.00pm. A drinks reception will follow at 4.00pm.

This event is organised by Heart Campaign, in partnership with UCL.


Dr Derin Balogun


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