Iodine Global Network (IGN)


Latest News

03. March 2020

Q&A: USAID's first chief nutritionist plans to 'demystify' the sector

Shawn Baker is the U.S. Agency for International Development’s first chief nutritionist, a role he told Devex he is...

02. March 2020

The Unfinished Agenda for Food Fortification in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Quantifying Progress, Gaps and Potential Opportunities

Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) is a cost-effective intervention that is widely implemented, but there is scope to...

17. February 2020

Farewell to the God of Plague: Estimating the effects of China's Universal Salt Iodization on educational outcomes

This paper estimates the effects of China's Universal Salt Iodization (USI) policy in 1994 – the largest nutrition...

08. January 2020

Report on the 2019 Consultation on Sustainable Prevention and Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Eastern and Southern Africa

Report written by Prof. Festo P. Kavishe, IGN Regional Coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa, Dr. Isiye Ndombi, IGN...

09. December 2019

Optimal Assessment and Quantification of Iodine Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation: Laboratory and Clinical Methods, Controversies and Future Directions

Abstract: Iodine intake must be boosted during pregnancy to meet the demands for increased production and placental transfer...


Latest Blog Posts

04. March 2020
March 2020 Located in the Himalayan Mountain range, where iodine deficiency has long...
03. March 2020
March, 2020 Mexico has a long history in combating iodine deficiency in its...
02. March 2020
March, 2020 In November 2019, UNICEF, in partnership with IGN, NI, WHO and GAIN and...
01. March 2020
March 2020 Dr. Festo Kavishe, Regional Coordinator for Eastern & Southern AfricaHow...
18. October 2019
October, 2019 The Asia Oceania Thyroid Association urges universal salt iodization...


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

Annual Report