Browsing Centre for International Health by Author "Greiner, Ted"
Improved salt iodation methods for small-scale salt producers in low-resource settings in Tanzania Assey, Vincent Didas; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Momburi, Philip B.; Maganga, Michael; Mlingi, Nicholaus; Reilly, Marie; Greiner, Ted; Peterson, Stefan (BioMed Central, 2009-06-17)Background: Universal salt iodation will prevent iodine deficiency disorders (IDD). Globally, salt-iodation technologies mostly target large and medium-scale salt-producers. Since most producers in low-income countries are ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Assey, Vincent Didas; Mgoba, Celestin; Mlingi, Nicholaus; Sanga, Alfred; Ndossi, Godwin D.; Greiner, Ted; Peterson, Stefan (Cambridge University Press, 2007)Objective: To determine iodine levels in salt and iodine deficiency prevalence in school-aged children in 16 districts in Tanzania with previous severe iodine deficiency. Design: A cross-sectional study in schoolchildren. ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Assey, Vincent Didas; Peterson, Stefan; Kimboka, Sabas; Ngemera, Daniel; Mgoba, Celestin; Ruhiye, Deusdedit M.; Ndossi, Godwin D.; Greiner, Ted; Tylleskär, Thorkild (BioMed Central, 2009-09-03)Background: In many low-income countries, children are at high risk of iodine deficiency disorders, including brain damage. In the early 1990s, Tanzania, a country that previously suffered from moderate to severe iodine ...Journal articlePeer reviewed