Why India should revisit its food Iodine programme after pandemic2 min read . Updated: 05 Jul 2021, 01:05 PM IST
- Iodine is a vital micronutrient needed regularly in small quantities for optimal mental and physical development. Iodine deficiency is most damaging during foetal development and the first few years of a child’s life, and can result in stunted growth and mental impairment
NEW DELHI: India's Universal Salt Iodisation (USI) programme is often considered among the most successful public health stories but impact of the covid-19 pandemi has forced authorities and public health experts to revisit strategies.
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