Our Vision

Our vision is a world where all people attain optimal iodine nutrition and children can reach their full cognitive potential.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the authoritative voice for iodine nutrition. We support and catalyze global and national iodine programs, working with key public, private, scientific and civic stakeholders. We focus on universal salt iodization as the most cost-effective and sustainable solution for prevention of iodine deficiency disorders.

Organization

South Asia Regional Office of ICCIDD Global Network is located in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. ICCIDD has been recognized by the World Health Assembly as an Expert Consultative Group on Iodine Deficiency Disorders. ICCIDD is an organization of leading scientists, pioneering researchers and public health experts who have conducted laboratory, clinical and field research on iodine deficiency disorders since 1950's. ICCIDD is also engaged in national level advocacy for promoting sustainable elimination of IDD. South Asia Regional Office is closely associated with elimination of IDDs in 8 countries of south Asia region; Afganistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka

We are a credible, committed and cohesive group whose work is entrenched in a spirit of collaboration, accessible and responsive to all initiatives.

ICCIDD has played a key role in IDD elimination programmes in the region in close collaboration with the national government, and international agencies like WHO, UNICEF, GAIN and Micronutrient initiativeon different aspects of the IDD and USI programme.

ICCIDD GN South Asia regional office is currently headed by Professor Chandrakant S Pandav. Dr Pandav is one of the founding members of ICCIDD.

Organogram

Secretariat of ICCIDD Regional Office, South Asia

Room No. 28, 29 and 30
Center for Community Medicine

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar
New Delhi 110029
Phone no.: +91 -11- 26588522
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CountryResource PersonAddressPhone No.Email Address
Afghanistan Dr.Shah Mahmoud Nasiri Micronutrients Officer, UNICEF, United Nations Operations Center for Afghanistan (UNOCA), Kabul, Afghanistan 93798507607 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bangladesh Prof. M Mohiduzzaman Professor, Institute of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Dhaka University, Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh +448451390011 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bhutan Ms. Pemba Yangchen Senior Nutritionist, Nutrition Program, Department of Public Health, Thimpu, Bhutan 17349517 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
India Dr.Kapil Yadav Faculty, Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India 91-11-26588522 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Maldives Mr. AishathNaila Laboratory Technologist, , Public Health Laboratory, Male-20040, Maldives   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Myanmar Dr.SweSweHliang Project manager, IDD Elimination Project, National Nutrition Center,Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Naypyidaw, Myanmar   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Nepal Mrs. Urmila Shrestha General Manager, Salt Trading Corporation Limited, Salt Trading Corporation Limited, Kathmandu, Nepal (977-1-)-4271231 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sri Lanka Mr. MahindaGunawardena ICCIDD, Colombo, Sri Lanka 94114205641 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.