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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

REPORT ON RESULTS OF NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SURVEY OF IODINE NUTRITION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIVERSAL SALT IODIZATION PROGRAM IN ARMENIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA, UNICEF, 2005

Nutritional status and poverty assessment of vulnerable population groups in Armenia
Laura Rossi, Nune Mangasaryan, Francesco Branca
Soz.- Präventivmed. 50, September 2005

Salt iodisation and public health campaigns to eradicate iodine deficiency disorders in Armenia
Laura Rossi and Francesco Branca,
Public Health Nutrition: 6(5), 463–469, 2003

Preliminary Report for the Review of Progress towards Optimum Iodine Nutrition in Armenia
UNICEF, April 2002

This document aims to collate information on the status of iodine nutrition, production and distribution of iodized salt in Armenia to decide on further steps in the partnership review of progress towards optimum iodine nutrition in Armenia. WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD Criteria for Sustainable Elimination of IDD (2001) were used to assess the progress reached by Armenia towards optimum iodine nutrition of its population.

Armenia report on household consumption
author/date unknow

ADVOCACY

Damage Assessment Report on Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency in Armenia, Leadership Briefing
January 2004

Iodize Salt and the Wealth of Nations: narrative report regarding Armenia 2000
The tables of the report are available separately

COMMUNICATION

Communication Materials from Armenia

LEGISLATION

Government of Armenia DECREE # 353-N
12 February 2004

SALT PRODUCTION

Assessment of the Armenian Salt Factory and Program
UNICEF, September 2000

MONITORING

On the Organization and Implementation of Iodized Salt Monitoring in Armenia
Government update, 2002

Results of KI monitoring in edible salt in Marzes, Armenia
UNICEF, 2004

Results of KI monitoring in edible salt in Marzes, Armenia
UNICEF, 2001

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FACT SHEET
Population:
....................................................
3,061,000
Annual no. of births:
....................................................
29,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
...........................................................
100
(1998)
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
...........................................................
84%
(----)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
...........................................................
No
National law/regulation on IS:
(table N, food grade N, animal N)
...........................................................
No
Enforcement system:
(production N, import N, market N)

...........................................................
Yes
National coalition members include public, private and civil society:
...........................................................
No
Iodized salt labeling:
(distinct Y, education message N)
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Y-N
Elimination of ID is in curriculum:
(primary N, health profession N)
...........................................................
No
Stage of the programme:
Consolidation
...........................................................
Consl.
Fact sheet sources of information and explanation of categories.
See also: Regional Indicator Framework
     
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