Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Latest Blog Editions

Stories from the frontline of our work araound the world to eliminate iodine deficiency and achive optimal iodine nutrition.

Subscribe to the Iodine Blog

Latest Blog Posts

11. November 2021
November 2021 One of the most important parts of the work we do at IGN is to keep...
20. October 2021
October 2021 Today is Global IDD Prevention Day, celebrated each year to raise...
30. August 2021
August 2021 The fight to protect children’s brains by adding iodine to...

Latest News

16. June 2021

Bangladesh parliament passes new legislation on salt iodization

Under the proposed law, a 14-member national salt committee - with the ...

Global iodine status

About IGN

Annual Report
New IGN leaflet

The IDD Newsletter

The IDD Newsletter is distributed to e-mail subscribers and published on this website. The IDD Newsletter is published quarterly by the Iodine Global Network.

Recommitting to food fortification – watch the event and the video

Salt iodization was the first large-scale effort to fortify food with essential nutrients. Yet we continue to underutilize large-scale food fortification, an established food systems intervention with a proven track record of significantly reducing vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
In case you missed it, you can watch the #N4G2021 virtual side event where major international organizations recommitted to large-scale food fortification: watch the videoAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster
The video shown at the meeting can be viewed here: watch the videoAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster

Do you want to work with IGN?

We are hiring a Regional Coordinator for South East Asia and Pacific. Read the terms of reference hereAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster and contact us at

New: Program guidance


Estimating the Impact of USI Programs on Clinical IDD
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.
Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status.