Indicators for assessing sustainable elimination of IDD

Criteria for tracking progresstowards elimination of IDD

Indicator Goal
Salt iodisation

Proportion of Households consuming adequately iodised salt

>90%
Urinary Iodine

Median in the general population

Median in pregnant

100-199ug/L

150-249ug/L

Programmatic Indicators Attainment of indicators At least 8 of 10

Program indicators for tracking progress towards sustainable elimination of IDD in India

S no Indicator
1 Presence of a national multi-sector coalition
2 Demonstration of political commitment
3 Enactment of legislation and supportive regulations on universal salt iodization
4 Establishment of methods for assessment of progress in the elimination of IDD
5 Access to laboratories to provide accurate data on salt and urinary iodine levels and thyroid function.
6 Establishment of a programme of education and social mobilization
7 Routine availability of data on salt iodine content, at the factory level at least monthly, and at the household level at least every five years.
8 Routine availability of population-based data on urinary iodine every five years
9 Demonstration of ongoing cooperation from the salt industry
10 Presence of a national database for recording of results of regular monitoring procedures which include population-based householdcoverage and urinary iodine