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					NATIONAL IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDER CONTROL PROGRAMME
BY MRS ARUNDHATI DEKA DY. DHS (HEB) 28th Aug’ 2007

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Intersect oral awareness about IDD .  Monitoring of the quality of the iodized salt.  Universal Salt Iodization (USI).  To alert Traders/ Whole salers/ Retailers/ Consumers for proper preservation of Iodized salt.  To conduct survey
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Goitre endemicity
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District Sibsagar Lakhimpur Dibrugarh Kamrup Goalpara Darrang N.C. Hills Cacher Nalbari Nagaon

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Prevalance(%) 13.2 30.1 63.0 26.5 40.2 31.5 30.0 15.0 33.5 20.5

Goitre cases from OPD
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Year 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98

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No. of cases 167 142 120 21

Activities
Training of Senior officers of Health deptt and line deptt since 1994-- 229 participants.  Seminars for Medical/ paramedicals staffs--- 148 participants.  District level Social mobilization and sensetization – in 18 districts—751nos. Prts.  Awarenwss creating prog among students / teachers – 371 nos of schools
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Special mobilization in tea gardens – 20 nos of Tea gardens covering 1100 participants. Two state level workshop on PEM and Micronutrient were held 1994-96. Salt monitoring review meetings in three regions (1997)- Silchar, Tezpur, Jorhat. Global IDD Day has been observed every year on 21st Oct since 1996 to 2006 with various activities.

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Training of AWW’s was conducted in 10 blocks of Kamrup districts in Aug- Sept’ 2000. Jt. Training for AWW & ANM’s was done in all blocks of Kamrup and Sonitpur Dist. Goitre suevey was done in karbialglong and Nalbari dist in 2005. IEC materials in the from of booklets have been receive from GOI and distributed to dist. Salt testing kit sare received from UNICEF and distributed in 2005-06 to dist.

Monitoring System
F& CS deptt has to do monitoring during procurement of salt.  Food inspector has to collect salt sample from whole sales and retailers level  ANM, AWW’s now ASHA , School teachers has to do the testing at field level.  Laboratory testing is being done at DHS monitoring lab and Public health lab.
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Future work plan under NRHM
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Extensive IEC : -All districts, Tea estate State & District level core group meeting-----Jt.DHS/ Food inspectors,/DPO/F&CS/ Edu/NGO’s / Field publicity/Mass media etc. Block level – BEE/ HE/ Supervisor& CDPO’s /PRI/ NGO’s / Teachers / Village level– Jt training ASHA/ ANM/ AWW/PRI/ NGO’s Village health & sanitation Comttee.

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IDD should be in agenda of Village health plan On Monthly Health Day– IEC/ demo Village Health & Nutrition Day - 1 session/ month at AWC- Nut. Edu( BF/ Compl Feeding with Iodine salt) Immunization & ANC – display of Posters , Distribution of leaf lets , Salt Demo as focus are a under NRHM

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Postering and Wall painting with key messages. Advocacy with press / mass media/ TV prog./salt traders/ School Health Activities – lecture & Demo on salt testing to students involving them. Goitre Survey / Monitoring of iodization plant Strengthening IDD lab.

---------Cont-A State level workshop is scheduled on 31st Aug ’07  5 nos of district level workshop is scheduled in Sept”07  Global IDD Day on 21st October ‘07will be celebrated with various activities . All the above activities are supported by UNICEF
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Challenges
Fund flow – It is expected from NRHM ease of it.  Mobility – Non availability of vehicle .  Fill up the gap of vacancy  Establishment of IT for MIS, Reporting , Monitoring etc
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SALT REPORT
Report of checking iodized salt at consumer level in IDD lab in 2006-07 till date . Total Nil (0) ppm < 15 ppm 300 nos ---21( 7%) According to NFHS-II 79% of Household of Assam consume Iodized Salt.
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BY SALT TESTING KITS
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Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

Total 9788 2906 2052 3619 10311

Nil( 0) < 15 ppm 33(0.3%) 1274(13%) 7 (0.2%) 615 (4 %) -----595 (29%) ------703 ( 11%) 1 1167(11%)

In IDD Lab( Food Ins) May-July07
Dist 6-7ppm 7-15ppm Kamrup 1 1 Morigaon --Golaght --Sibsagar ---Barpeta -1 Goalpara 1 -K. Anglong --Jorhat -1 Barpeta ( Rlf Camp) 2
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15-30ppm 30+ 5 -3 3 3 3 7 -2 3 1 8 3 2 2 2 ---


				
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