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General background

NEW! Iodine Deficiency in New Zealand on the increase again: need for iodized salt in food
Video clips, study results and articles
TV New Zealand, 2004 to 2006

Map of iodine status across Western Europe
ICCIDD, 2002

Iodine Deficiency in Europe: a continuing public health problem
World Health Organization, 2003

Iodine Deficiency in Europe - anno 2002
François M. Delange, MD, PhD.
Thyroid International, Darmstadt, Germany, 2002

Iodine deficiency disorders in Europe
Public Health Nutrition: 4(2B), 529±535
Paolo Vitti, et.al. Universita di Pisa, 2001

Progress of IDD Elimination through Universal Salt Iodization in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland
OVERVIEW REPORT, Gregory Gerasimov (UNICEF Consultant ICCIDD) 2002


From ICCIDD Newsletter, 2001

Iodine deficiency disease elimination and universal salt iodisation
The Danish Investigation of Iodine Intake and Thyroid Disorders
(Power Point)
Lars Ovesen, 2003

A programme of iodine supplementation using only iodized household salt is efficient ± the case of Poland
European Journal of Endocrinology 144
Z. Szybinski, F. Delange, et.al., 2001

Lessons from the IDD elimination program in Germany: need for mandatory iodized salt program
R. Gärtner, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany

A Never-Ending Story of an Insufficient Iodine Status Without Mandatory Iodization of Foods?—A German Experience
Letter to the editor
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1998

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ADVOCACY

Food and health in Europe: a new basis for action
Summary
WHO, 2002

Europe Is Still Iodine Deficient!
ICCIDD Newsletter, November 2002

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Fortification as a public health strategy to increase nutrient intakes, with reference to iodine and folate
Prof. Fiona Stanley, Prof. Creswell Eastman, Prof. Jim Mann, Prof. Colin Binns
Expert public health advice prepared for the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council June 2005

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COMMUNICATION

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LEGISLATION

REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods
Preliminary Draft Proposal
COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, Brussels, 17.01.2003

ITALY: BILL CONTAINING PROVISIONS FOR THE ERADICATION OF ENDEMIC GOITER AND OTHER IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDERS IN ITALY
(text approved on the 9th of March 2005, awaiting publication in the Gazzetta Ufficiale)

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SALT PRODUCTION

Iodized salt production in West European countries
Bernard Moinier, European Salt Producers Association, 2002

Experiences of "Eu Salt" and iodine deficiency (Power Point)
Justus M. de Jong
presented at Regional Salt Producers Meeting in Central Asia, July 2004

IODIZED SALT IN WESTERN/CENTRAL EUROPE (5 pages of tables)
European Salt Producers Association, 2002

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MONITORING

Adequacy of the iodine supply in The Netherlands
Brussaard JH, Hulshof KF, Kistemaker C, Lowik MR
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Nov;51 Suppl 4:S11-5. 1997

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