Sustainable universal salt iodization in low-income countries – time to re-think strategies?

@article{Assey2008SustainableUS,
  title={Sustainable universal salt iodization in low-income countries – time to re-think strategies?},
  author={Vincent D Assey and stefan. peterson and Ted Greiner},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={292-294}
}
Objective:Sustained iodine deficiency control requires sustainable mechanisms for iodine supplementation. We aim to describe the status of salt iodation machines, salt producers’ experiences and quality of salt produced in Tanzania.Methods:Qualitative and quantitative data was collected from the factory sites, observations were made on the status of UNICEF-supplied assisted-iodation machines and convenience samples of salt from 85 salt production facilities were analysed for iodine content… CONTINUE READING

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