• 70th World Health Assembly: GAIN hosts key events on iodine deficiency and adolescent nutrition

    2 monthes ago - By Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

    The 70 th World Health Assembly is taking place in Geneva from 22 to 31 May. On this occasion, GAIN is hosting a series of events focused on two critical themes: eliminating iodine deficiency disorders through salt iodization and improving adolescent nutrition.
    Towards the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency by 2020
    Iodine deficiency is the world's most prevalent, yet easily preventable, cause of brain damage. Iodine deficiency disorders , represent a serious threat to children's mental health and often their very survival. Universal salt iodization - the practise of adding iodine to salt...
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