NIDDCPNational Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Program (India)
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The goal of NIDDCP was to reduce the prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders to below 10 per cent in endemic districts of the country by the year 2000 (7).
NIDDCP was implemented in the district in 1992 after the result of baseline survey conducted in 1989, which indicated a high prevalence rate of goitre in the district (12).
This calls for further evaluation of the problem in the area to identify factors to strengthen NIDDCP and the need to re-impose ban on sale of non-iodized salt in Gujarat.