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Country Experiences:

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Macedonia IDD Elimination Success Story
Borislav Karanfilski, President, National Iodine Deficiency Committee, Macedonia


Report of Progress towards sustained Optimal Iodine Nutrition in Bulgaria
Report by a team of experts on behalf of the Network for Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency,
May 2005


Chronology Of The Success: Turkmenistan 1991 - 2004

Iodized Salt for Bright Schoolchildren:
Turkmenistan Keeps Promise to Eliminate Iodine Deficiency

Human Interest Story (10 pages)




Iodine deficiency disease elimination and universal salt iodisation (POWER POINT)
The Danish Investigation of Iodine Intake and Thyroid Disorders
Food Administration of Denmark (Lars Ovesen)


A programme of iodine supplementation using only iodised household salt is efficient ± the case of Poland
(Clinical Study)
European Journal of Endocrinology (2001) 144 331±337
Z Szybinski, F Delange, et.al., 2001


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

South Africa

Effects of mandatory iodization on the iodine content of retailer and household salt in
South Africa

PL Jooste; National Research Programme for Nutritional Intervention, Medical Research Council, South Africa.

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