November 2017

IDD Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Salt iodization in Armenia: a model of sustained success
  • Iodine supplementation in mildly iodine-deficient pregnant women does not benefit infant or child neurodevelopment (a randomized-controlled trial)
  • Sentinel surveys in northern Algeria assess iodine intake in women
  • Iodine in food systems and health: WIA global conference
  • Making Europe smarter with harmonized assessment of iodine status
  • Can legislation on salt iodization be harmonized in Europe?
  • Transforming the salt industry in Tanzania to remove obstacles to USI
  • Iodized bouillon to prevent iodine deficiency in Vietnam
  • A new strategy for the elimination of iodine deficiency in North Korea
  • Paleolithic weight-loss diet puts women at risk of iodine deficiency
  • Iodine: the European landscape


In Meetings and Announcements:
  • IGN named a ‘standout’ charity for the forth year in a row
  • IGN joins forces with INCAP to sustain USI in Central America
  • IGN represented at the 70th WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia
  • Founders Pledge: Food for thought
  • 87th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association
  • Obituary: Dr. Mahmoud Fikri (WHO Regional Director, EMRO)



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