Nutrition

Sustainable Elimination of Iodine Deficiency

Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) are the single greatest cause of preventable brain damage worldwide. This report reviews global and national efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency disorders since the 1990 World Summit for Children set the goal of virtual elimination of IDD. It captures the lessons learned and best practices in various countries and proposes an agenda against IDD to stem adverse effects on international development and human potential.

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Author: UNICEF Price: US $15 No. of pages: 43 Publication date: May 2008 Publisher: UNICEF ISBN: 978-92-806-4304-6
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