Nutritional Informations for the Elimination of IDD in Europe

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


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.


Iodine Deficiency Iodine Intake Congenital Hypothyroidism Urinary Iodine Neonatal Screening 
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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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