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08. October 2020

COVID-19 is making it harder for vulnerable people to access healthy food

At every life stage, micronutrients are crucial to immune system function and resilience to infectious disease. This brief...

10. July 2020

Benefit and risk assessment of iodization of household salt and salt used in bread and bakery products

Opinion of the Panel on Nutrition, Dietetic Products, Novel Food and Allergy of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food...

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....


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19. August 2020
August 2020 IGN and its partners believe in a world where people have access to...
18. August 2020
August 2020 This month, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization released ...
17. August 2020
August 2020 Gregory working an IDD assessment in Turkmenistan in 1994. Gregory...
05. May 2020
May 2020 Dr. Izzeldin Sharief Hussein, Regional Coordinator in the Middle East and...


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