Gauri Shankar Sah

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Iodine deficiency is a major public health problem in many developing countries including Nepal. The present study was designed to investigate the urinary iodine excretion (UIE), thyroid function status and household salt iodine content (SIC) in school-aged children (SAC) and to establish the relationships between these factors. A community-based cross(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the iodine status among primary school children of Dhankuta and Dharan in eastern Nepal. METHODS A population based cross sectional study was conducted on schools of Dhankuta and Dharan from January-March 2008. 385 samples of both urine and salt were collected from school children aged 6-11 yrs. Urinary iodine excretion (UIE) was(More)
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