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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Progress Towards Optimum Iodine Nutrition In Turkmenistan - Mission Report
UNICEF (Chandrakant Pandav, Lorenzo Locatelli-Rossi) October 2004

Report On Results Of National Representative Survey Of Progress In Elimination Of Iodine Deficiency In Turkmenistan Through Universal Salt Iodization
Ministry Of Health And Medical Industry Of Turkmenistan
Research, Clinical Center for Mother’s and Child’s Heath, and UNICEF
April 2004

Report on the Achievement of Elimination of Iodine Deficiency (ID) in Turkmenistan through Universal Salt Iodisation (USI)
2004

NEW[08-06]: USI in Turkmenistan: sustaining a national achievement for children: Lessons Learned
UNICEF, 2005

Progress of IDD Elimination through Universal Salt Iodization in Turkmenistan: Preparation to Partnership Evaluation of IDD Elimination Program
Mission Report
Gregory Gerasimov, November 2003

ADVOCACY

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

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

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COMMUNICATION

Turkmenistan: monitoring salt iodization and flour fortification
18 October 2005: UNICEF, USAID and Ministry of Health workshop on monitoring progress

UNICEF Regional Director congratulates Turkmenistan on Universal Salt Iodization
UNICEF Media Release, 01 November 2004

UNICEF Regional Director meets Turkmenistan’s Parliamentary Speaker, congratulates the country on Universal Salt Iodization
UNICEF Media Release, 01 November 2004

UNICEF Regional Director ends historic visit to Turkmenistan
UNICEF Media Release, 04 November 2004

Success Story: Iodized Salt for Bright Schoolchildren:
Turkmenistan Keeps Promise To Eliminate Iodine Deficiency

UNICEF, 2004

Communication Materials from Turkmenistan
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LEGISLATION

IDD Legislation (PDF)

SALT PRODUCTION

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MONITORING

Monitoring IDD Survey 2004 (power point)

See above "Progress Towards Optimum Iodine Nutrition In Turkmenistan - Mission Report" 2004

Table of Urinary Iodine levels in Turkmenistan
DHS 2000

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FACT SHEET
Population:
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4,867,000
Annual no. of births:
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107,000
Median UI concentration in school children (mcg/L) (year):
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175
(2004)
Households using adequately iodized salt (>15 ppm iodine):
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100%
(2004)
Production of IS maintained without external support :
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Yes
National law/regulation on IS:
(table Y, food grade Y, animal Y)
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Yes
Enforcement system:
(production Y, import N, market Y)

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Yes
National coalition members include public, private and civil society:
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Pub.
Iodized salt labeling:
(distinct N, education message Y)
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Y-N
Elimination of ID is in curriculum:
(primary Y, health profession Y)
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Yes
Stage of the programme:
Elimination of ID achieved
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Elim.
Fact sheet sources of information and explanation of categories.
See also: Regional Indicator Framework
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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