Video News Package

26 June 2006 - Educating villagers in Nepal about salt iodization

Tape#: JN 6348500
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© UNICEF Nepal/2006

Shaligram Sapkota the district coordinator for Iodised Salt Social Marketing and Awareness Camp, asks the local villagers in Kuwagaon to bring their salt so that he can show them whether it contains adequate iodine.

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Production date: 20 May 2006

Duration: 7:03

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Nepal, salt, iodine, iodized salt, iodine deficiency, universal salt iodization

Main shooting locations: Kapilvastu, Nepal

Main sequences: A team from UNICEF’s local NGO partner visits a remote village in Nepal to promote the use of iodized salt. Using music, songs and videos, the educators tells the crowd that iodine deficiency could lead to brain damage for children, and loss of health and productivity for adults. 

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