Iodine Global Network (IGN)

UNICEF emphasizes the importance of maintaining universal availability of iodised salt to protect China’s pregnant women and children against Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Global experts are convening in Harbin, China to review China’s successful salt iodisation program. The conference will review current global and national recommendations, discuss issues with USI implementation, methods for surveillance and monitoring, review national statistics on iodine and thyroid disease, and the ongoing reform of the salt industry.

The goal is to achieve consensus on these major issues and recommit to support iodine deficiency prevention and control strategies in China.


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