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Nutritional Informations for the Elimination of IDD in Europe

  • Claude Thilly
  • Rodrigo Moreno-Reyes
  • Jean Vanderpas
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 241)

Abstract

One of the major determinant of success or failure of IDD elimination is certainly linked to the availability of a good health information system. The present review discuss some of the parameters of iodine deficiency assessment and some nutritional facts from Europe relevant both to the european as well as to the worldwide IDD elimination.

Keywords

Iodine Deficiency Iodine Intake Congenital Hypothyroidism Urinary Iodine Neonatal Screening 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Thilly
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Moreno-Reyes
    • 1
  • Jean Vanderpas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Social MedicineEcole de Santé Publique ULB, Campus Erasme CPI 595BruxellesBelgium

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