Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countries (Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countr)
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Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countries (Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countr)

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Published by Humanities Press Intl Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • Diseases & disorders,
  • Developing countries,
  • Nutrition,
  • Medical / Nursing

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11613621M
ISBN 100855981075
ISBN 109780855981075
OCLC/WorldCa19809509

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Introduction. This chapter provides a global overview of the disorders caused by iodine deficiency. Special emphasis will be put on recent developments such as the role of iodine deficiency in the development of brain damage and mental retardation, assessment of the iodine status of a population and current worldwide epidemiological data, strategies for control and monitoring of the iodine Cited by: Iodine Deficiency Disorders. Interventions to diminish iodine deficiency using either supplementation or fortification are both efficacious and inexpensive, and WHO, the United Nations Children's Fund, and the International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders have pledged to eliminate iodine deficiency and the spectrum of sinoppazari.com by: applicability in most developing countries due to cost, but are a useful who edited and designed the book. IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDERS entitled “Indicators for assessing iodine deficiency disorders and their control through salt iodization” to provide guidance concerning the use of surveillance indicators for iodine deficiency. Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countries Author Oxfam HOUSE HEARING, TH CONGRESS - PERCHLORATE: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF UNREGULATED EXPOSURE.

Currently, he is Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi. Earlier, he was Vice Dean at the Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. The number of countries where iodine deficiency is a public health problem has halved over the past The number of countries where iodine deficiency is a public health problem has halved over the past decade according to a new global report on iodine status. 54 countries are still iodine-deficient. Aug 28,  · Micronutrients are essential for growth and development of individuals. The groups most susceptible to suffer from micronutrient deficiencies are women in reproductive age, small children and the elderly. Iodine deficiency is a serious public health problem in countries affecting about million sinoppazari.com by: Report on the Consultation on Sustainable Prevention and Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Eastern and Southern Africa Report written by Prof. Festo P. Kavishe, IGN Regional Coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa, Dr. Isiye Ndombi, IGN.

Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) throughout life can result in growth retardation, decreased fertility, development of goiter, hypothyroidism (iodine intake below mcg/day causes hypothyroidism, often accompanied by goiter) and may be reflected as a pervasive reduction in intellectual capacity. A practical guide to the correction of iodine deficiency. Technical Manual No. 3. Wageningen, the Netherlands, International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD)/United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)/World Health Organization (WHO). 62 pp. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)/FAO Learn from Iodine experts like Elsevier Books Reference and Frontiers. Read Iodine books like Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine and tmp8F1A for free with a free day trial Iodine Deficiency, A Simple Guide to the Condition, Treatment and Related Diseases Controlling Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Developing Countries. Author Oxfam. Inadequate iodine intake leads to inadequate thyroid hormone production, and all the consequences of iodine deficiency stem from the associated hypothyroidism. In developing countries, iodine deficiency has been identified as one of the modifiable factors that have an adverse effect on child development. It is a global public health problem and, in combating it, emphasis should be placed .