Brighter Futures

Protecting early brain development through salt iodization

A group of children brought their household salt for iodine testing in Lao People's Democratic Republic
UNICEF/UNI12403/Holmes

Highlights

This report documents the work of the UNICEF-GAIN Partnership Project, to improve iodine nutrition through salt iodization. It highlights the success of the global effort to eliminate iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) as a public health problem. The report also provides insights on how to better target programme vulnerabilities, sustain global success, and ensure that future generations are protected against the debilitating effects of IDD.

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Cover page of Brighter future report
Author
UNICEF
Publication date
Languages
English
ISBN
978-92-806-4943-7

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