Member Countries

National Co-ordinators of member countries

Country Resource Person Address Phone No. Email Address
Afghanistan Dr.Shah Mahmoud Nasiri Micronutrients Officer, UNICEF, United Nations Operations Center for Afghanistan (UNOCA), Kabul, Afghanistan 93798507607 snasiri@unicef.org
Bangladesh Prof. M Mohiduzzaman Professor, Institute of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Dhaka University, Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh +448451390011 m.zaman58@yahoo.com
Bhutan Ms. Pemba Yangchen Senior Nutritionist, Nutrition Program, Department of Public Health, Thimpu, Bhutan 17349517 pembayangchen@health.gov.bt
India Dr.Kapil Yadav Faculty, Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, India 91-11-26588522 dr_kapilyadav@yahoo.co.in
Maldives Mr. AishathNaila Laboratory Technologist, , Public Health Laboratory, Male-20040, Maldives aishath.naila@postgrad.curtin.edu
Myanmar Dr.SweSweHliang Project manager, IDD Elimination Project, National Nutrition Center,Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Naypyidaw, Myanmar hlaing.ss@gmail.com
Nepal Mrs. Urmila Shrestha General Manager, Salt Trading Corporation Limited, Salt Trading Corporation Limited, Kathmandu, Nepal (977-1-)-4271231 urmila@stcneapl.com
Sri Lanka Mr. MahindaGunawardena ICCIDD, Colombo, Sri Lanka 94114205641 gmahinda@sltnet.lk

 

Regional Score Card 2012

Country Population (thousands) Birth (thousands) Adequately Iodized Salt Consumption (%) Median UIE(µg/L) Proportion of population with Low UIE (<100 ug/L; %) Iodine Deficiency Protected Population (thousands) Iodine Deficiency Unprotected Population (thousands) Iodine Deficiency Protected Infants (thousand) Iodine Deficiency Unprotected Infants (thousands)
Afghanistan 31412.00 1302.00 28.00 49.00 71.90 8795 22617 365 937
Bangladesh 148692.00 3401.00 57.60 145.70 33.80 85647 63045 1959 1442
Bhutan 726.00 15.00 96.20 217.00 13.50 698 28 14 1
India 1224614.00 26787.00 71.20 154.00 34.40 871925 352689 19072 7715
Myanmar 47963.00 1016.00 92.90 124.00 34.30 44558 3405 944 72
Nepal 29959.00 730.00 62.60 193.00 22.00 18754 11205 457 273
Sri Lanka 20860.00 364.00 68.30 163.40 30.00 14247 6613 249 115
Maldives 316.00 6.00 44.00 115.00 43.10 139 177 3 3