Iodine Global Network (IGN)

Webinar, 21 November 2019:

"The Do’s and Don'ts in monitoring salt iodization and iodine status"

"Do you care about elimination of Iodine Deficiency? Do you work on efforts to iodize salt in your country? Then this webinar is for you!"
Dear colleague,
You are invited to the English webinar for Africa and the Middle East:
"The Do’s and Don’ts in monitoring salt iodization and iodine status"
A webinar organized by UNICEF and the Iodine Global Network

Date: 21 November 2019
Time: 9 AM GMT, click hereAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster to see what time that is for you
Registration: Please indicate your attendance by email to Arnold Timmer, atimmer@ign.org.
If you forget to register, no worries, you can attend by clicking the link below.
Webinar Guidance on Iodine Programme Monitoring for Africa and Middle East
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CET

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Agenda

  • Background iodine nutrition programmes
  • Monitoring salt iodization and iodine status
  • Recommended changes in monitoring programme performance and impact
  • Questions and answers

Speakers

  • Joan Matji (UNICEF ESARO)
  • Festo Kavishe (Iodine Global Network)
  • Mawuli Sablah (UNICEF HQ)
  • Jonathan Gorstein (Iodine Global Network)
  • Arnold Timmer (moderator)

The objective

The objective of the webinar is to disseminate the new Programme Guidance on monitoring of national salt iodization programmes and iodine status to programme managers and other national and international stakeholders involved in iodine nutrition and salt iodization programmes. The webinar is based on the recommendations published by UNICEF in 2018 "Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status"Achtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster.

The “UNICEF Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status” has compiled the lessons learned of decades of programme monitoring. It provides a set of recommendations and adjustments in the way monitoring should take place. The Guidance is intended to complement and update information contained in the WHO Guideline: fortification of food-grade salt with iodine for the prevention and control of iodine deficiency disordersAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster (2014) and the WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD guide for programme managers: Assessment of iodine deficiency disorders and monitoring their eliminationAchtung Link öffnet sich in einem neuen Fenster (2007).

Please share this invitation with your colleagues or anyone who may be interested in participating in the webinar.