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REGIONAL OVERVIEW

Regional policy development

Regional meetings of salt producers

Additional documentation from the region

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The following meetings reflect the regional development of iodine deficiency elimination policy in CEE/CIS and the Baltics:
   

Tashkent: 1991
Brussels: 1992
Ashgabat: 1994
Munich: 1997
Baltic States: 2000
Minsk Declaration: 2001
Almaty Forum: 2001
Special Session: 2002
Almaty Forum:2004

 
Tashkent: 1991
 

The meeting in Tashkent was one of a series of Regional Meetings held by the ICCIDD with the support of WHO and UNICEF. These meetings have been attended by representatives of the Ministries of Health and other important sectors such as the salt industry in each National Program.

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Brussels: 1992
 

"Iodine Deficiency Persists in Europe" (html)
IDD Newsletter, February 1993

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Ashgabat: 1994
  "Overcoming Iodine Deficiency in Eastern Europe and Central Asia"
In September 1997, ICCIDD, with the World Health Organization and UNICEF, sponsored a conference in Munich, Germany on the status of IDD in Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Baltic States.

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Munich: 1997
 

"Overcoming Iodine Deficiency in Eastern Europe and Central Asia" (html) IDD Newsletter, February 1998
The regional IDD meeting held on includes regional overviews, reports and discussions from specific countries, technical and legal issues, nuclear hazards, group sessions, and general discussion and recommendations.

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Baltic States: 2000
  Policy Meeting on the Elimination of IDD in the Baltic States through USI
April 27-28, 2000, Riga, Latvia
  Initial investigation of IDD and USI in the Baltic States - prior to meeting
UNICEF (Gregory Gerasimov) January 2000
  Report of Riga policy meeting
UNICEF, April 2000
  Elimination of Iodine Deficiency in The Baltic States ( 1.7MB)
(Power Point 6.1MB)

Glen Maberly, April 2000
  Regulation and Communication
B. Moinier (ESPA)
  Follow-up mission report
UNICEF (Gregory Gerasimov) May 2001

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Minsk Declaration: 2001
  The heads of governments of twelve countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldavia, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine) at a meeting in Minsk on May 31, 2001 signed an agreement on the prevention of IDD in the member countries. They pledged to pursue a coordinated policy on the prevention of iodine deficiency disorders among the populations of the CIS member-states, to ensure harmonization and uniform requirements for iodized salt, to draft and make joint decisions regulating manufacturing, procurement, distribution, quality and safety control of iodized salt, and to develop and put into practice systems of IDD monitoring.
  Agreement in English
Agreement in Russian

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Almaty Forum: 2001
 
"Improving Nutrition of Poor Women and Children in Central Asia and Neighboring Countries"
8-12 October 2001, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  The Almaty Forum held 8-12 October 2001 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, represented the culmination of a process set in motion when in late 2000, the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) offered the Asian Development Bank (ADB) a $6 million grant to assist countries in Central Asian in the development of national investment plans, aimed at an increased delivery of fortified salt and flour to poor women and children.
 

 

 

Summary of Conference

Declaration of Conference

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Special Session 2002
  See also Special Session for Children under Global Policy Development

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Almaty Forum: 2004

"Towards Sustainable Food Fortification in Central Asia and Mongolia"
- Sample Presentations -

  ALMATY FORUM 2004 - Towards Sustainable Food Fortification in Central Asia and Mongolia
Shamil Tazhibayev, Kazakh Academy of Nutrition
English Russian
  Communication and Social Mobilization Strategy Implementation
Sivryukova Valentina, President Confederation of NGOs
English Russian
  Social mobilization and work with the public
Zamira Akbagysheva, President of the Congress of Women of KR
(These files are over 26 MB and can be obtained upon request to this site)
  Sustaining and Expanding Salt and Flour Fortification in the Countries of Central Asia
Nevin Scrimshaw, President of the Int. Nutrition Foundation
English Russian
  Quality Control Iodized Salt - Regional Overview Feruza Ospanova, Kazakh Academy of Nutrition English Russian
  Universal Salt Iodization: The China Experience
Ray Yip CDC & UNICEF
English Russian

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