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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Salt Iodization Programme in Turkey 10.6 MB (Power Point)
UNICEF, 2002

TURKISH STUDY TOUR TO BULGARIA
14-16 March 2005
Canan Sargın (UNICEF Turkey) April 2005

Turkey study tour to Bulgarıa
14-17 March 2005

ADVOCACY

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

IDD and Salt Iodization in Turkey
International Meeting for the Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Beijing, MoH, 2003

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COMMUNICATION

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Communication Materials from Turkey
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LEGISLATION

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SALT PRODUCTION

Questionnaire For Salt Situation Analysis (SSA)
As used in Turkey: For countries which have domestic production of salt, information should be gathered from the major salt producers.

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MONITORING

DHS Survey (Excel)
UNICEF, 2003

Iodized Salt Usage in Turkey
Middle East Technical University Department of Sociology, April 2002

Urinary Iodine Survey in Children
G. Erdoğan and MF. Erdoğan, 2002

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Iodine Deficiency among School Children
Research conducted by Emel Gür, Oya Ercan, Günay Can, Semra Akku, Ima Güzelöz, Serdar Ciftcili, Ahmet Arvas, and Özdemir Iltera, 2000

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FACT SHEET
Population:
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71,325,000
Annual no. of births:
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1,479,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
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75
(2002)
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
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70%
(2003)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
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Y
National law/regulation on IS:
(table Y, food grade N, animal N)
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Y-N
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 -)
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NA
Elimination of ID is in curriculum:
(primary N, health profession N)
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No
Stage of the programme:
Increase household use
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Incr.
use
Fact sheet sources of information and explanation of categories.
See also: Regional Indicator Framework
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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