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01. March 2023
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16. June 2021

Bangladesh parliament passes new legislation on salt iodization

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

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WHO strategy document

Read the WHO’s strategy document on Universal Salt Iodization and sodium intake reduction – "compatible, cost-effective strategies of great public health benefit"Achtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster.

Journal of Nutrition editorial on double-fortified salt

The current issue of the journal features a report on approaches to assess the benefit to cost ratio of reducing iron deficiency anemia in India through salt fortified with both iodine and iron.

Program guidance


Less salt, but make sure it is iodized salt, the salt of life: These videos are part of a campaign in the Andean countries of South America to understand and address current perceptions about iodized salt, as well as the need to reduce salt intake for health reasons.
Tracking the effective coverage of large-scale food fortification: Introduction to the FORTIMAS methodology: The webinar can be viewed in full hereAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster
The Power of Vitamins and Minerals to Unlock Human Potential was a very successful side event of the Nutrition for Growth Summit. In case you missed it, you can view it hereAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster.
For information on how to join the Call to Action mentioned in the meeting, click here.
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.