Reaching optimal iodine nutrition in pregnant and lactating women and young children: programmatic recommendations.

@article{Untoro2007ReachingOI,
  title={Reaching optimal iodine nutrition in pregnant and lactating women and young children: programmatic recommendations.},
  author={Juliawati Untoro and Nune Mangasaryan and Bruno de Benoist and Ian Darnton-Hill},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 12A},
  pages={
          1527-9
        }
}
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Committee on Health Policy recommended Universal Salt Iodization (USI) as a safe, cost-effective and primary sustainable strategy to ensure sufficient intake of iodine by all individuals. It was also suggested to consider temporary iodine supplementation in areas of severe iodine deficiency where USI cannot be rapidly implemented. Although there has been considerable progress in the prevention and control… CONTINUE READING

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