Iodine Deficiency (ID)

The Issue

The Challenges

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Resources on Iodine Deficiency


Resources on Iodine Deficiency

Turkmenistan 2004: A woman buys iodised salt. Consumption of iodised salt is the cheapest and most effective way to prevent iodine deficiency, the world's leading cause of preventable mental retardation.

ID resource package

The Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Resource Package for the CEE/CIS and Baltic States brings together a set of experiences from across the region and complementary resources to assist in bringing about the realization of Universal Salt Iodization and the sustainable elimination of Iodine Deficiencies.

Report from Kazakhstan

Assessment of the Household Use and Adequacy of Iodized Salt in the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Russian version (PDF)



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