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  • A geographical cluster of konzo in Tanzania 

    Howlett, William P.; Brubaker, G.; Mlingi, Nicholaus; Rosling, H. (Royal Society of Medicine Services, 1992)
    Konzo, an upper motor neuron disease, was diagnosed in 116 subjects in a community-based survey of 28,500 inhabitants in the Tarime District in Tanzania. All cases had a uniform clinical picture with isolated non-progressive ...
  • 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 ...
  • Remaining challenges in Tanzania’s efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency 

    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. ...