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.

IDD Scorecard  

Country  Population (thousands)  Birth (thousands)  Adequately Iodized Salt Consumption (%) Median UIE  (µg/L) Proportion of population with Low UIE (<100 ug/L; %)  Iodine Deficiency Protected Population (thousands)  Iodine Deficiency Unprotected Population (thousands)  Iodine Deficiency Protected Infants (thousand)  Iodine Deficiency Unprotected Infants (thousands) 
Afghanistan 31412.00 1302.00 28.00 49.00 71.90 8795 22617 365 937
Bangladesh 148692.00 3401.00 57.60 145.70 33.80 85647 63045 1959 1442
Bhutan 726.00 15.00 96.20 217.00 13.50 698 28 14 1
India 1224614.00 26787.00 71.20 154.00 34.40 871925 352689 19072 7715
Myanmar 47963.00 1016.00 92.90 124.00 34.30 44558 3405 944 72
Nepal 29959.00 730.00 62.60 193.00 22.00 18754 11205 457 273
Sri Lanka 20860.00 364.00 68.30 163.40 30.00 14247 6613 249 115
Maldives 316.00 6.00 44.00 115.00 43.10 139 177 3 3

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