What are the Objectives of the NIDDCP?

The objectives of NIDDCP include -

  • Initial survey to identify the magnitude of IDD.
  • Surveillance of goiter cases.
  • Production and supply of iodized salt in place of common salt in endemic regions.
  • Health education and publicity.
  • Monitoring the quality of iodized salt by assessing urinary iodine excretion pattern.
  • Assessment of impact of control measures over a period of time.
  • Re-survey in goiter endemic regions after 5-years, continuous supply of iodized salt to assess the impact of the control program

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Qayyum45 Friday, May 7, 2010

promote iodised salt and prevent IDD in fact this should be part of pre-school,early education program

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