Pakistan call-to-action on micronutrients highlights solution to iodine deficiency disorders

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – With two-thirds of children in Pakistan suffering from iodine deficiency disorders (IDD), which can lead to IQs as many as 13 points lower than children with sufficient iodine, there is a pressing need for improved micronutrient programming to address iodine deficiency. “The truly sad part about this is that iodine deficiency disorders
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Dibocor’s Salt in Senegal

Dibocor Sall is a small-scale salt harvester in the village of Farabougou in the Kaolack region of Senegal. The salt he harvests is sold in markets throughout Senegal, at prices lower than the salt from large companies. But there’s something missing in Dibocor’s salt – an adequate amount of iodine, essential to a child’s brain development.
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