Iodine Global Network (IGN)

IODINE Global Network

Kenya


COUNTRY POPULATION: 50'950'879 (2018)
MUIC* (µg/L): 208 (2011) National, SAC (5-14)
POPULATION IODINE INTAKE: Adequate
MUIC IN OTHER POPULATIONS (µg/L): -
HHIS* (UNICEF 2017): 94.6% (DHS 2014)
* MUIC, median urinary iodine concentration
* HHIS, percentage of households consuming iodized salt (>0 ppm) among all tested households

SAC, school-age children; WRA, women of reproductive age; PW, pregnant women

NEWS

29. April 2019

Kenya: Let’s leverage food fortification for healthy outcomes

Today, nearly half of children born in urban and a quarter of those born in rural Kenya are likely to...

17. February 2016

Kenya: fake iodized salt found in local supermarkets

The Nakuru county public health department has raised the alarm over the rising number of substandard...

NEWSLETTER ARTICLES

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PUBLICATIONS

Key messages on scaling up nutrition (PDFAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster)
UNICEF, 2015
National Nutrition Action Plan 2012-2017 (PDFAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster)
Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Republic of Kenya

POLICY & LEGISLATION

LINKS


Regional Coordinator

Vincent Assey
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Regional Coordinator

Festo Kavishe
Tanzania
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