Nutrition

Iodine Deficiency Disorders

A strategy for control in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Meditarranean

Publication details

Number of pages: 33
Publication date: 1990
Languages: English
ISBN: 92 9 021117 2

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Overview

Presents a strategy and plan of action for the use of simple, low-cost technologies to combat the immense problem of iodine deficiency disorders in Eastern Mediterranean countries. Addressed to senior health administrators, the booklet has two main parts. The first presents facts and figures depicting the magnitude of the problem posed by iodine deficiency disorders in this part of the world. The second and most extensive part maps out a plan of action, including precise steps to be undertaken at stages from 1990 through 1999.