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Assessment of Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Monitoring their Elimination (WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD)
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Assessment of Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Monitoring their Elimination
A guide for programme managers
WHO, UNICEF, ICCIDD (second edition) 2001

CONTENT

 

1 Introduction
2 IDD and their control, and global progress in their elimination
3 Indicators of the salt iodization process
4 Indicators of impact
5 Survey methods
6 Indicators of the sustainable elimination of IDD

 

Annex 1: Titrimetric method for determining salt iodate content

 

Annex 2: Method for determining thyroid size by ultrasonography

 

Annex 3: Method for measuring urinary iodine using ammonium persulfate

 

Annex 4: Methodology for selection of survey sites by PPS sampling

 

Annex 5: Summarizing urinary iodine data: a worked example

 

Annex 6: Legislation on iodized salt: ASIN Law, The Philippines

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