May 2020

IDD Newsletter

In this issue:
  • COVID-19 series
  • Fortification of staple foods is a critical weapon in the fight against COVID-19
  • COVID-19 lockdown and two wet spells bring salt farmers misery in Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Haitian iodized salt program weathers the COVID-19 storm
  • Ekaterina Troshina, IGN national coordinators for Russia, on the frontlines against COVID-19
  • Iodized salt coverage and COVID-19 in MENA/EMR
  • Estimating the global benefits of salt iodization to correct IDD
  • Low iodine intakes in Israeli pregnant women
  • Global Scorecard of iodine nutrition in 2020: optimal iodine intake in 131 countries
  • Iodized salt in processed foods in Armenia
  • Izzeldin Huseein, IGN Regional Coordinator in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Festo Kavishe, IGN Regional Coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Two decades of sustained salt iodization in Sri Lanka

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