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REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA 
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

On the National Program for Eradication of Iodine Deficiency Disorders 1998 to 2004 (9 pages)
Government of the Republic of Moldova, 2004

Stratégie de lutte contre les troubles dus à la carence en iode en République de Moldova
UNICEF (Michel Chauliac), November 2003

Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Moldova (3 pages)
Summary of situation and recommendations
2002

ADVOCACY

ON 17 SEPTEMBER, 450 000 CHILDREN WILL PARTICIPATE IN AN AMPLE COMMUNICATION EVENT WITHOUT PRECEDENT IN MOLDOVA
Press Release, UNICEF, September 2004

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

Briefing note on the situation of iodine deficiency in Moldova (2003)

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COMMUNICATION

The proof of the pudding…
By Gaelle Sevenier. April 17th, 2006. UNICEF’s study tour to Switzerland convinced Moldovan delegates to use iodized salt in processed food.


Radio clip on the Moldovan Study Tour
First broadcast on the BBC/from BBC Geneva Correspondent Imogen Foulkes

Welcome to Moldovan delegation, by Shahnaz Kianian-Firouzgar, Deputy Regional Director, CEE/CIS

See additional communication page for all of Moldova's communication material. (click here)

Communication Materials from Moldova
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LEGISLATION

Sanitary Norms Regarding Iodized Salt
May 2000

Parliament of The Republic of Moldova Law on Food
(23 pages draft)

Health and Nutrition Legislation in Moldova (Power Point)

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SALT PRODUCTION

Salt Situation Analysis Moldova Executive Summary
UNICEF, July 2002

Salt Situation Analysis: Moldova 2002 (Power Point)
(Evaluation of NIID Program Nov. 2003)
UNICEF, April 2004

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MONITORING

An International Workshop on Monitoring IDD/USI Program (20 pages)
Held in Chisinau, Moldova April 23-30, 2004
UNICEF (A. Timmer, MOST -Robin Houston) May 2004

Using the Iodized Salt Program Assessment Tool to Help Assess Needs (15 pages)
The Iodine Deficiency Elimination Program in Moldova
Trip Report
UNICEF (MOST - Robin Houston), July 2002

TOR for External Consultant on Micronutrient Deficiencies Surveillance Systems with special emphasis on the Quality of Iodized Salt
2002

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FACT SHEET
Population:
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4,267,000
Annual no. of births:
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49,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
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78
(2000)
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
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34%
(2000)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
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--
National law/regulation on IS:
(table Y, food grade N, animal Y)
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Y-N
Enforcement system:
(import Y , market Y)

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Yes
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 Y, health profession N)
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Y-N
Stage of the programme:
Increasing Supply
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Supp.
Fact sheet sources of information and explanation of categories.
See also: Regional Indicator Framework
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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