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For country specific information on monitoring:

GENERAL INFORMATION

Illustrative logframe for IDD elimination through USI
Frits van der Haar, Emory University, USA

Assessing Iodine Status and Monitoring Progress of Iodized Salt Programs
Michael B. Zimmermann, American Society for Nutritional Sciences, 2004.

IDD Elimination Assessment Checklist
Checklist to make a quick inventory of IDD elimination

Protocol for Conducting A Review of National Progress Toward Optimum Iodine Nutrition (also found under programme section)
The Network Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency, August 2002

Monitoring Universal Salt Iodization Programs
Kevin M. Sullivan, Robin Houston, Jenny Cervinskas, Jonathan Gorstein (1995)
This manual was developed through a grant to the Program Against Micronutrient
Malnutrition (PAMM) from the Micronutrient Initiative (MI). PAMM is a collaboration between the Emory University School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Carter Center Task Force for Child Survival and Development.

Neonatal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Screening in Latvia: A Tool for Classification and Monitoring of Optimum Iodine Nutrition
Ruzan H. Gyurjyan, 2004
Report extracted from a Masters of Public Health Thesis
Department of International Health, Emory University
Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.

LABS AND INSTRUMENTS

Equipment and Reagents Required to Establish a Salt Iodine Laboratory
UNICEF Copenhagen

Lab supplies (Excel)
list from "Manual on Monitoring of Universal Salt Iodization Programmes"

"WYD Iodine Checker"
 

Fast and Reliable Salt Iodine Measurement
Evaluation of the WYD Iodine Checker; in Comparison with Iodometric Titration
CDC (Tracy Dearth, Amir Makhmudov, Christine Pfeiffer, Kathleen Caldwell)

WYD iodine checker instruction manual

The Chinese WYD salt iodine checker: a potential substitute for titration?
(Power Point)

Titration vs WYD salt checker
(Power Point)

WYD Iodine Checker
From Issues Confronting Latin American Salt Industry

   
PRESENTATIONS ON MONITORING (Power Point)
 

Quality Control at production sites and in sales channels
UNICEF, Arnold Timmer, 13 October 2004

Monitoring for the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency -Introduction of the framework
UNICEF, Arnold Timmer, April 2004

Methods to Analyze Iodine in Salt
UNICEF, Arnold Timmer, April 2004

Retention of Iodine in Salt
UNICEF, Arnold Timmer, April 2004

Monitoring at the Household Level Methods, Problems, and Use of Critical Information
Robin Houston, MOST, 2004

Ensuring Maximum Public Health Benefits of USI: the Role of Monitoring
UNICEF (Gregory Gerasimov)

Monitoring the Product: Production, Import, Wholesale and Retail Level Monitoring
Robin Houston, MOST, 2004

 

EXAMPLES FROM COUNTRIES

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

Georgia - Methodology on Monitoring the Prevalence of the Iodized Salt at the Household Level (23 pages)
2002-2003

Kyrgyzstan: Intervention and monitoring strategy of Iodised salt promotion in Jalalabad

Kyrgyzstan: The power of test kits: Inducing change from below (Power Point)

LINKS:

DHS survey information http://www.measuredhs.com/

Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS): http://www.unicef.org/statistics/index_24302.html

MEASURE: http://www.measureprogram.org/
The USAID-funded MEASURE program, which began its second phase in 2003, is designed to provide and promote the use of accurate and timely information on population, health, and nutrition in developing countries. The projects offer technical services in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use

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