In 1993, Zambia conducted a baseline survey to assess the prevalence of IDD in line with the activities of WHO, UNICEF and ICCIDD
who were concerned about IDD globally.
In the fight against disorders due to iodine deficiency, iodized salt is the most satisfactory approach (WHO / UNICEF / ICCIDD
World Health Organization, The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF),International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders(ICCIDD
The normal population median value of urinary iodine is 100-199 [micro]g/L, values of [greater than or equal to]300 [micro]g/L and 200-299.9 [micro]g/L suggest excessive and more than adequate respectively , while 50-99.9 [micro]g/L, 20-49.9 [micro]g/L and <20 [micro]g/L suggest mild, moderate and severe iodine deficiency respectively (WHO, UNICEF and ICCIDD
The International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD
) praised the country's efforts in eradicating the malaise.
Summary: DUBAI - Experts from the International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD
) emphasised the role of the UAE in the fight against the condition and said the country is now qualified for being declared iodine deficiency-free soon.
Goitre was screened by palpation method and was graded as per definition provided by WHO/UNICEF/ ICCIDD
But the percentage of pregnant Indian women consuming adequately iodised salt ranged from 59.5 per cent to 95 per cent, the study by researchers from the Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders ( ICCIDD
) and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) found.
Organismos internacionales como la OMS, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), Banco Mundial y el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF) y el Concejo Internacional para el Control de los Desordenes por Deficiencia de Yodo (ICCIDD
) han jugado un papel preponderante al brindar asistencia tecnica y el apoyo necesario para el establecimiento, promocion, sostenibilidad y monitoreo sistematico de los programas de yodacion de la sal, de todos los paises miembros de la comunidad internacional [20, 22].
International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD
)/United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
WHO, UNICEF, ICCIDD
, (1996), Recommended iodine level in salt and guide lines for monitoring their adequacy and effectiveness.