This report has three purposes. First, it reviews the global and national efforts to eliminate IDD during the past two decades. And it shows how governments, the salt industry and communities, with UNICEF support, have made great progress in eliminating iodine deficiency through universal salt iodization. Second, it captures the lessons learned and best practices in the elimination of IDD in various countries. Third, it proposes an agenda against IDD as a vital step towards preventing adverse effects on international development and human potential
This guidebook offers a comprehensive summary of the critical issues from prevalence data and statistics, to economics, through to diagnosis, functional consequences and background information on each of the micronutrients believed to be directly or indirectly involved in anemia
The aim of this booklet is to provide concise, practical guidance on how to ensure appropriate infant and young child feeding in emergencies
This manual provides guidelines for the treatment of severely malnourished children (under five years of age) in hospitals and health centres and approaches the treatment of severely malnourished adolescents and adults. The manual is intended for health personnel working at central and district level including physicians, nurses, midwives and auxiliaries
The journal of FAO, considers wide range of health and development issues related to food and nutrition. Reports, technical notes, bulletins on labelling, additives and new publications. Publication ceased in 2005, but the archive is available online
The journal provides up-to-date articles about activites to improve nutrition and food production and safety throughout the world. Articles appear in English, French or Spanish with summaries in all three languages.
Publication ceased 2005
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