Advocacy Meeting with Stakeholders at District Level for Optimal Utilization of Iodize Salt - District Panjgur & District Kharan
Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers & Children district panjgoor conduct a seminar on Iodine Deficiency Disorders, talking to the ocassion said by DDHO Dr. Abdul Ghafoor and District Nutrition Officer panjgoor Mr. Ihtram kubdani a deficiency of iodine can have serious effects on the body. The symptoms of its deficiency include frustration, depression, mental retardation, poor perception levels, goiter, abnormal weight gain, decreased fertility, coarse skin, chances of stillbirth in expectant mothers, constipation, and fatigue. In severe cases, mental retardation associated with diseases such as cretinism, characterized by physical malformations, can be the result, they added. In addition they elaborated that According to WHO reports, this deficiency is one of the leading causes of mental retardation all over the world. The speakers urged all the stakeholders to senisitze the masses in using iodized salt in their daily usage.