Power from below: enabling communities to ensure the provision of iodated salt in Kyrgyzstan.

@article{Schueth2005PowerFB,
  title={Power from below: enabling communities to ensure the provision of iodated salt in Kyrgyzstan.},
  author={Tobias Schueth and Tolkun Jamangulova and Shaken Janikeeva and Temir Tologonov},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={366-75}
}
BACKGROUND In Kyrgyzstan, as in many countries around the world, progress in universal salt iodization has been slow because of difficulties in enforcing existing national regulations. OBJECTIVE To study the effects of community testing of the iodine content of salt in households, at local retailers, and at wholesale markets on the percentage of households using iodized salt in Naryn Oblast, a region of Kyrgyzstan. METHODS In response to a stated community priority to address iodine… CONTINUE READING