The control of endemic goitre

Book : The control of endemic goitre

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Phsician

Publishing Location : Cenevre

ISBN : 92 4 156060 6

Published Date : 1979

Publisher : World Health Organization

Language : Turkish

Document Type : Book

Book No : 5093

INDEX

CONTENTS
Preface.........................
1. Introduction ....................
2. Technical Aspects of Salt Iodination........
Marine solar crystals................
Rock-salt deposits.................
Use of salt.....................
Iodine.......................
Fortification of salt with potassium iodate.......
Drip-feed system..................
Spray mixing system.................
Dry blending....................
Maintenance of equipment..............
Building requirements................
Quality control...................
Salt packaging and iodine retention..........
Staff requirements.................
Cost of iodination..................
Project development ................
3. Prevention of Severe Endemic Goitre with Iodinated Oil
The long-term effects of iodinated oil.........
Dosage and injection technique............
Prevention programme using iodinated oil.......
Organization of a prevention programme........
Personnel, supplies, and facilities...........
Costs.......................
4. Administrative and Legal Aspects of Goitre Control .
Legislation.....................
Regulations....................
5. Prevalence of Endemic Goitre and Present Measures of Control......................
North America...................
Central America and the Caribbean..........
South America...................
Europe......................
Africa.......................
Asia.......................
Oceania......................
Annex. Technique of endemic goitre surveys.........