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WHO - Global Database on IDD - information by COUNTRY (click here)
The database on iodine deficiency includes data by national and sub-national level on goitre prevalence and/or urinary iodine

ICCIDD - CIDDS Database - Current IDD Status Database (click here)
Maps and data provided at global, regional and national levels.

UNICEF - Statistics - (click here)
Map and tables provided at global and national level.

 

 

  Consequences    

 


The American Thyroid Association:
http://thyroid.org/index.php3
Scientists and Physicians Dedicated to Better Understanding and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases

 

 

 

 

  Advocacy    

 


VDR Vitamin & Mineral Deficiency Reports http://www.micronutrient.org/reports/default.asp
Damage Assessment Reports and related material that present the most comprehensive picture to date of the toll being taken by vitamin and mineral deficiency in developing countries.

PROFILES http://www.profilesproject.org
PROFILES is a process for nutrition advocacy developed by AED to quantify the consequences of malnutrition, demonstrate the huge economic and human benefits of nutrition improvement, and to display these results graphically.

Public Health Policy Group http://www.iotf.org/php/

Global Health Council http://www.globalhealth.org/

HealthLink Worldwide http://www.healthlink.org.uk/

 

   
  Communication    

 

IDD Communication Guide http://www.tulane.edu/~icec/iddcommguidetable.htm

The Communications Initiative http://www.comminit.com/

Johns Hopkins University: Health Communication Partnership http://www.hcpartnership.org/

WHO Communication for Behaviour Impact "COMBI"

 

 

  Salt Production    

 

EuSalt (European Salt Producers Association
http://www.eu-salt.com/

Salt Institute
http://www.saltinstitute.org/
The Salt Institute on Iodized Salt http://www.saltinstitute.org/37.html

Salt Manufactures Association UK - Salt Sense http://www.saltsense.co.uk/
Salt history, salt manufacture and the uses for salt. A wealth of information on salt.

Morton Salt http://www.mortonsalt.com/faq/faq_tabl.asp

European Salt Company
http://www.esco-salt.com/index.cfm

Mineral Information Institute - IODINE http://www.mii.org/Minerals/photoiodine.html

Mineral Information Institute - SALT http://www.mii.org/Minerals/photosalt.html

SUSTAIN http://www.sustaintech.org/index.htm

 

  Monitoring    

 

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

 

 

  Partnerships and nutrition related organizations    

 

UN AGENCIES:

UNICEF http://www.unicef.org/

WHO World Health Organization http://www.who.int/
WHO documentation on elimination of iodine deficiency: http://www.who.int/nut/publications.htm#idd

WHO Regional Office for Europe - Nutrition and food Security http://www.euro.who.int/nutrition

WHO - The Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) (click here)
The Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) is responsible for interventions concerning health, growth, and development for the age group of 0-19 years.

World Food Program http://www.wfp.org/index.htm

FAO http://www.fao.org/

Partnership on Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency (click here)
INTERIM WORKING GROUP MEETING, Indianapolis, 23 August 2000

Rotary International http://www.rot ary.org/

Kiwanis http://www.kiwanis.org/

Kiwanis on IDD http://www.kiwanis.org/search/keyword.asp?topic=iodine%20deficiency%20disorder

US GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/
also at CDC - EPI Info www.cdc.gov/epiinfo
CDC - IMMPaCT
CDC - IMMPaCT Monitoring Frameworks

CDC - The International Resource Laboratories for Iodine (IRLI) Network

National Institutes of Health (NIH) http://www.nih.gov/

USAID http://www.info.usaid.gov/

Healthy People 2010 http://web.health.gov/healthypeople/

USAID PROGRAMME CONTRACTORS:

BASICS http://www.basics.org/

LINKAGES http://linkagesproject.org

MOST project http://www.mostproject.org/

FANTA Project http://www.fantaproject.org/

OMNI http://www.jsi.com/intl/omni/home

SUSTAIN: Sharing U.S. Technology to Aid in the Improvement of Nutrition http://www.sustaintech.org/index_main.html

Academy for Educational Development (AED) http://www.aed.org/

MICRONUTRIENT SPECIFIC ORGANISATIONS:

Program Against Micronutrient Malnutrition (PAMM)
http://www.sph.emory.edu/PAMM/

Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
http://www.micronutrient.org/

International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD)
ICCIDD is a comprehensive consultancy resource, providing services to countries pursuing the goal of virtual elimination of IDD.
http://www.tulane.edu/~icec/icciddhome.htm
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~jtd/iccidd/

SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC HEALTH:

John Hopkins School of Public Health http://www.jhsph.edu/

Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University http://www.sph.emory.edu/

NUTRITION FOCUSED GROUPS:

GAIN Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition http://www.gainhealth.org/index.asp
GAIN’s mandate is to forge an alliance of public, private and civil society partners committed to eliminating vitamin and mineral deficiencies globally. GAIN takes its direction from the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Children in May 2002.

Arbor Nutrition Guide http://arborcom.com/

The Nutrition Society http://www.nutsoc.org.uk/

University of Lille http://www.univ-lille1.fr/pfeda/Engl/Frame/IndexE.htm
with NGONUT emails and several updates on nutrition issues

SALT 2000 http://www.salt2000.nl/

The Micronutrient Network http://www.mN-net.org/

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) http://www.ilsi.org/

 

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