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OVERVIEW

Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Russian Federation: A Review of Policies towards IDD Prevention and Control and Trends in IDD Epidemiology (1950-2002)
Gregory Gerasimov, 2002

Russia Makes Progress on Change in Salt Habits
2003

Review status of USI programme and strategy
Trip Report of UNICEF
Arnold Timmer, 2003

TOWARDS A HEALTHY RUSSIA: HEALTHY NUTRITION: PLAN OF ACTION TO DEVELOP REGIONAL PROGRAMMES IN RUSSIA
A Guidebook recommended and approved by the All-Russia Conference held in
Arkhangelsk on 19-20 September 2000

ADVOCACY

High Level Advocacy Strategy Approach for the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Russian Federation
April 2003

AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION : Ending Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Russian Federation
Advocacy Power Point presentation developed using PROFILES, 2003 (1.6 MB)

Speech given by the UNICEF Representative
at the First Session of Duma to Debate the Draft Law on Universal Salt Iodization
UNICEF, March 2004

Talking Points for UNICEF Executive Director
Meeting with the First Deputy Minister of Health
Dublin Conference On HIV/AIDS
UNICEF, February 2004

Talking Points for UNICEF Regional Director
Meeting with Russian Minister Of Health
World Health Assembly in Geneva
UNICEF, May 2003

Russian Federation Presentation
International Meeting for the Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Beijing, 2003

Policy Brief for UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Anatoly Karpov
Salt Producers Meeting
UNICEF, October 2002

Joint Letter to Ministry of Health
from UNICEF and WHO
May 2003

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COMMUNICATION

Iodized Salt in Russia: Knowledge, Attitudes nd Practice
Research conducted by The Centre For Public Health
UNICEF, 2002

Usage & Attitudes to Iodized Salt in Russia
UNICEF (Interactive Research Group) (Power Point)
December 22, 2004

Inside Russia 2002 (Power Point)
Research on the understanding of IDD in the Russian Federation
Interactive Research Group, 2002

The Hidden Hunger
Article by Chief Sanitary Doctor
Gennadiy G. Onishchenko, April 2003

Communication Materials from Russia
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LEGISLATION

Draft Law of the Russian Federation
On Prevention of Diseases Caused By Iodine Deficiency

Government of Russian Federation Resolution
No. 1119; On Measures to Prevent Iodine Deficiency Disorders
October 1999

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SALT PRODUCTION

Resolution of the National Conference of Salt Manufacturers and Suppliers in the Russian Federation
Moscow, October 2002

Note for the record on recommended follow-up activities based on the National Conference of Iodized Salt Producers and Suppliers of the Russian Federation
Moscow, October 2002

Iodized Salt in the Russian Federation
Salt Situation Analysis and Review

"Center for Scientific and Technical Cooperation
of the Salt Industry Enterprises” Association,
Union of Potassium and Salt Manufacturers and Exporters, UNICEF, 2002

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MONITORING

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FACT SHEET
Population:
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143,246,000
Annual no. of births:
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1,226,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
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NA
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
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20%
(2003)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
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Yes
National law/regulation on IS:
(table N, food grade N, animal N)
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No
Enforcement system:
(production N, import N, market N)

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No
National coalition members include public, private and civil society:
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Yes
Iodized salt labeling:
(distinct -, education message N)
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No
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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