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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The Iodine Deficiency Elimination Program of Belarus in 2003
End-of-the Year Review and Recommendations
UNICEF (Gregory Gerasimov) Dec. 2003

The Iodine Deficiency Elimination Program in Belarus
Review and Mission Report
UNICEF (Gregory Gerasimov), Dec. 2002

Sustainable Elimination of Iodine Deficiency: Perspective for Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia
UNICEF (Arnold Timmer), November 2003
Specific reference to Belarus on last two slides

ADVOCACY

Briefing notes for Anatoly Karpov
Arnold Timmer (UNICEF) 2002

COMMUNICATION

Comparison of the results of the sociological survey and the results of the test of salt from 5,000 households in the Republic of Belarus.
MINSK 2004

Belarusian state university, Centre for sociological and political research
R e p o r t on the results of sociologocal research
«Investigation of public opinion about specific effects of iodine deficiency on the health of the population of the Republic of Belarus»

MINSK 2003

Investigation of public opinion about specific effects of iodine deficiency on health
By Belarusian State University, Centre for Sociological and Political Research, 2003

IDD Prevention Campaign, Belarus experience, 2001-2004 (Power Point)
Presented in Ankara, Turkey
UNICEF, September 2004

Communication Materials from Belarus

LEGISLATION

ON PREVENTION OF IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDERS
Council of Ministers Republic of Belarus - Decree
April 2001

SALT PRODUCTION

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MONITORING

See above 2003 report by Gregory Gerasimov

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FACT SHEET
Population:
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9,895,000
Annual no. of births:
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88,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
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128
(2003)
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
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59%
(2003)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
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Yes
National law/regulation on IS:
(table Y, food grade N, animal N)
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Y-N
Enforcement system:
(production Y, import N, market Y)

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Y-N
National coalition members include public, private and civil society:
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Yes
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)
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No
Stage of the programme:
Building commitment
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Bldg.
Fact sheet sources of information and explanation of categories.
See also: Regional Indicator Framework
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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