Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Uzbekistan

MUIC* (µg/L): 141 (2017) National, WRA
POPULATION IODINE INTAKE: Adequate
* MUIC, median urinary iodine concentration
SAC: school-age children / WRA: women of reproductive age / PW: pregnant women / NPNLW: Non-Pregnant Non-Lactating 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 programs; nonetheless, many populations remain at-risk for iodine deficiency. This study aimed to assess...

17. June 2015

Uzbekistan bans non-iodized salt

The amendments to the act "About prophylaxis of iodine deficiency diseases", according to which there is fully stopped production and banned sale of non-iodized dietary salt in the country came into f...

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 deficiency among the Central Asian nation’s population.


Regional Coordinator

Gregory Gerasimov
USA
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Deputy Regional Coordinator

Ekaterina Troshina
Russia
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National Coordinator

Said Ismailov