Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Switzerland

COUNTRY POPULATION: 8,544,034 (2018)
MUIC* (µg/L): 137 (2015) National, SAC (6–12)
POPULATION IODINE INTAKE: Adequate
MUIC IN OTHER POPULATIONS (µg/L): 136 (2015) National, PW; 86 (2015) National, WRA
HHIS* (UNICEF 2017): -
* MUIC, median urinary iodine concentration
* HHIS, percentage of households consuming iodized salt (>0 ppm) among all tested households

SAC, school-age children; WRA, women of reproductive age; PW, pregnant women

NEWS

23. May 2017

Switzerland: Schleichender Jodmangel in der Schweiz: Werden wir wieder zu «Idioten der Alpen»?

Wegen Öko-Salz, Fertig-Food und Anti-Salz-Gesundheitskampagnen: Bei immer mehr Schweizern liegt die...

02. February 2017

Xenia Tchoumitcheva raises more than 1,000 GBP for the IGN

The Swiss, Russian-born model and enterpreneur Xenia Tchoumitcheva (@xenia) has launched a two-week...

07. November 2014

Switzerland distributes iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

Every ten years the Swiss government distributes potassium iodide tablets to people living near nuclear...

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Regional Coordinator

John Lazarus
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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National Coordinator

Michael B. Zimmermann
Zürich, Switzerland
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