February 2018

IDD Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Georgia celebrates sustained optimal iodine nutrition
  • High dietary salt intake may cause excessive iodine intakes in the Iraqi Kurdish community
  • Sudan takes a milestone step toward the elimination of iodine deficiency
  • Philippines implements a new plan to eliminate non-iodized salt
  • Mild to moderate iodine deficiency affects women’s ability to become pregnant
  • Sustaining universal salt iodization in Egypt: program successes and challenges
  • Sustaining IDD elimination in Bolivia through better monitoring of iodized salt
  • Production of Cambodian salty condiments with iodized salt
  • Preventing undernutrition must bring tangible results by 2022 in India


In Meetings and Announcements:
  • Creswell Eastman named Officer of the Order of Australia
  • Burundi prepares for first national IDD survey
  • IGN Board meets in Geneva
  • Obituary: Gabriella Morreale de Escobar


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