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Prevention and control of iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women and in children less than 2-years-old: conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Consultation

  • WHO Secretariat , M Andersson (a1), B de Benoist (a2), F Delange (a3) and J Zupan (a4)...
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1WHO, UNICEF, ICCIDD. Assessment of Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Monitoring Their Elimination. A Guide for Programme Managers. (WHO/NHD/01.1), 2nd ed.Geneva: World Health Organization, 2001. http://www.who.int/nut/documents/assessment_idd_monitoring_eliminination.pdf.
2FAO, WHO. Vitamin and Mineral Requirements in Human Nutrition, 2nd ed.Geneva: World Health Organization, 2005. http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2004/9241546123.pdf.
3Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium and Zinc. A Report of the Subcommittee on Interpretation and Uses of Dietary Reference Intakes and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000 http://www.nap.edu/books/0309072794/html/.
4Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium and Zinc. A Report of the Subcommittee on Interpretation and Uses of Dietary Reference Intakes and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000 http://www.nap.edu/books/0309072794/html/.
5Delange F. Screening for congenital hypothyroidism used as an indicator of the degree of iodine deficiency and of its control. Thyroid 1998; 8: 1185–92.
6WHO. The safe use of iodized oil during pregnancy. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1996; 74: 13. (http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/1996/WHO_NUT_96.5.pdf ).
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