Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Deficiency Diseases"
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(EUR/ICP/LVNG 01 01 01, 2000)The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Summit for Children established an objective in 1990 for the global elimination of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) by the year 2000. A mid-decade target for universal salt iodization was adopted to accomplish this objective. Consequently, a worldwide action plan has been initiated to promote programmes to overcome IDD. The information presented in this document has been assembled from questionnaires completed by nutrition counterparts at ministries of health in the participating countries regarding ...