Universal Salt Iodization: India as a case study for optimizing the production, distribution and use of iodized salt
Catalyzing collaboration between salt producers, regional organizations, international agencies, government officials and industry experts
Essential for human growth and development, iodine deficiency is the most prevalent cause of brain damage in the world. One of the 13 focus countries of the GAIN-UNICEF Salt Iodization (USI) Partnership Project, India has made significant investments in salt iodization and has momentum from the government and the private sector to deliver iodized salt to the country’s population of 1.2 billion. As one of the largest salt industries and delivery networks in the world, the partnership works closely with representatives of salt producers, regional organizations, government officials and industry experts to accelerate progress to reach and sustain Universal Salt Iodization.