Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Uzbekistan

COUNTRY POPULATION: 32,364,996 (2018)
MUIC* (µg/L): 141 (2017) National, WRA
POPULATION IODINE INTAKE: Adequate
HHIS* (UNICEF 2017): 81.5% (MICS 2006)
* 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

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...

17. June 2015

Uzbekistan bans non-iodized salt

The amendments to the act "About prophylaxis of iodine deficiency diseases", according to which there is...

12. March 2014

Uzbekistan to ban import of non-iodized salt

Uzbekistan plans to ban imports of non-iodized salt by the end of the year in a drive to combat iodine...

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Regional Coordinator

Gregory Gerasimov
USA
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Deputy Regional Coordinator

Ekaterina Troshina
Russia
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National Coordinator

Said Ismailov