Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Argentina

IGN REGION: South America
COUNTRY POPULATION: 44,688,864 (2018)
MUIC* (µg/L): 125 (2004, 2005, 2007, 2009-12) Sub-national, SAC (5-14)
POPULATION IODINE INTAKE: Adequate
MUIC IN OTHER POPULATIONS (µg/L): 151 (2004-13) Sub-national, PW
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

26. December 2018

Argentina: 70% of the salt consumed is not iodized (In Spanish)

Durante un encuentro de formación para salineros, ...

NEWSLETTER ARTICLES

Iodine deficiency persists in northern Argentina (PDFAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster)
Eduardo Pretell, Hugo Niepomniszcze
IDD Newsletter 1/2009
Deficiencia de yodo en mujeres embarazadas de Argentina (PDFAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster)
Sonia Lópes-Linares, Eduardo Pretell
IDD Newsletter 4/2014
Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in Argentina (PDFAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster)
Sonia Lópes-Linares, Eduardo Petrell
IDD Newsletter 4/2014
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Regional Coordinator

Ana Maria Higa
Lima, Peru
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National Coordinator

Maria del Carmen Silva