Assessment of iodine deficiency in Pondicherry.

  title={Assessment of iodine deficiency in Pondicherry.},
  author={Umesh Kapil and Sulabha Ramachandran and Mamta Tandon},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  volume={35 4},
As per information available, more than 1.5 billion population of the world are at the risk of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) out of which, it is estimated that about 200 million people are in our country. The survey conducted by the Central and State Health Directorates. Indian Council of Medical Research and Medical Institutes have clearly demonstrated that not even a single State/UT is free from the problem of IDD. Out of 275 districts surveyed so far, IDD is a major public health problem… CONTINUE READING

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