World status of monitoring iodine deficiency disorders control programs.

@article{Delange2002WorldSO,
  title={World status of monitoring iodine deficiency disorders control programs.},
  author={François M Delange and Hans B{\"u}rgi and Zu Pei Chen and John T. Dunn},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={915-24}
}
Monitoring and evaluation are the last phases of a national iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) control program but among the most important. This paper summarizes the latest recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and the International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD) about indicators and their normative values for monitoring the progress of IDD elimination and illustrates the successful monitoring programs… CONTINUE READING