Iodine Global Network (IGN)



IODINE NEWS

Latest News

05. May 2020

Updated Iodine Fact Sheet for Health Professionals from the US National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements

Introduction Iodine is a trace element that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a...

22. April 2020

Stable Iodine Nutrition During Two Decades of Continuous Universal Salt Iodisation in Sri Lanka

Universal salt iodisation (USI) was introduced in Sri Lanka in 1995. Since then, four national iodine surveys have assessed...

03. March 2020

Q&A: USAID's first chief nutritionist plans to 'demystify' the sector

Shawn Baker is the U.S. Agency for International Development’s first chief nutritionist, a role he told Devex he is...

02. March 2020

The Unfinished Agenda for Food Fortification in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Quantifying Progress, Gaps and Potential Opportunities

Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) is a cost-effective intervention that is widely implemented, but there is scope to...

17. February 2020

Farewell to the God of Plague: Estimating the effects of China's Universal Salt Iodization on educational outcomes

This paper estimates the effects of China's Universal Salt Iodization (USI) policy in 1994 – the largest nutrition...


IODINE BLOG

Latest Blog Posts

05. May 2020
May 2020 Dr. Izzeldin Sharief Hussein, Regional Coordinator in the Middle East and...
02. May 2020
May 2020 Mr. Wilfred K.M. Kimiri has been a champion for salt iodization in Kenya ...
01. May 2020
04. March 2020
March 2020 Located in the Himalayan Mountain range, where iodine deficiency has long...


QUICK LINKS

Annual Report

New IGN leaflet

Push to increase the supply
and availability of iodized salt in the UK

A joint initiative of British Salt, British Thyroid Foundation, UK Iodine Group and the Iodine Global Network

New National Surveys in India

Two new national surveys in India confirm achievement of optimal iodine nutrition in all age groups.

Global iodine status

Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status