Iodine Global Network (IGN)


Latest News

30. June 2020

IGN stands in solidarity with recent efforts to address the longstanding structural racial inequity we have in the USA and abroad.

IGN is an apolitical organization focused on eliminating iodine deficiency and thus ensuring that all children can achieve...

11. June 2020

Estimating the Health and Economic Benefits of Universal Salt Iodization Programs to correct Iodine Deficiency Disorders

There has been tremendous progress over the past twenty-five years to control iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) through...

10. June 2020

Household Coverage with Adequately Iodized Salt and Iodine Status of Nonpregnant and Pregnant Women in Uzbekistan

Globally, iodine deficiency has been drastically reduced since the introduction of salt iodization programs; nonetheless,...

09. June 2020

Evaluation of Iodine Nutritional Status Among Pregnant Women in China

Remarkable achievements have been made for over two decades by implementing a universal salt iodization policy in China....

05. May 2020

Updated Iodine Fact Sheet for Health Professionals from the US National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements

Introduction Iodine is a trace element that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a...


Latest Blog Posts

05. May 2020
May 2020 Dr. Izzeldin Sharief Hussein, Regional Coordinator in the Middle East and...
02. May 2020
May 2020 Mr. Wilfred K.M. Kimiri has been a champion for salt iodization in Kenya ...
01. May 2020
04. March 2020
March 2020 Located in the Himalayan Mountain range, where iodine deficiency has long...


Estimating the Impact of USI Programs on Clinical IDD

Annual Report

New IGN leaflet

Push to increase the supply
and availability of iodized salt in the UK

A joint initiative of British Salt, British Thyroid Foundation, UK Iodine Group and the Iodine Global Network

New National Surveys in India

Two new national surveys in India confirm achievement of optimal iodine nutrition in all age groups.

Global iodine status

Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status