Mechanisms - National iodine deficiency disorder control committee

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:
1989

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in implementation of national nutrition policies and programmes
Explanations
Mandate: 

Iodine deficiency disorder prevention and control by 7 strategies including Policy advocacy, Universal salt iodization, iodine nutrition surveillance, additional measures, capacity building. public relations, and research. This committee chairs by the HRH Princess Maha Jakri Sirindthorn and the Permanent Secretary of Public Health Ministry as the Secretariat.

Notes: 

This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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