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Browsing by Author "Assey, Vincent Didas"

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  • Assey, Vincent Didas (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2009-12-11)
    Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) is a major public health problem worldwide, in which more than two billion people have insufficient iodine intake, including 285 million school-age children. In Tanzania, 41% ...
  • Assey, Vincent Didas; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Momburi, Philip B.; Maganga, Michael; Mlingi, Nicholaus; Reilly, Marie; Greiner, Ted; Peterson, Stefan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
  • Assey, Vincent Didas; Mgoba, Celestin; Mlingi, Nicholaus; Sanga, Alfred; Ndossi, Godwin D.; Greiner, Ted; Peterson, Stefan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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. ...
  • Assey, Vincent Didas; Peterson, Stefan; Kimboka, Sabas; Ngemera, Daniel; Mgoba, Celestin; Ruhiye, Deusdedit M.; Ndossi, Godwin D.; Greiner, Ted; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...

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