In Belgrade (Serbia) it was held a forum for optimal provision with iodine nutrition on 2nd -3rd March, 2011. The forum was attended by influential representatives of government agencies, leaders of salt and food industry, academics and experts from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Serbia and other countries. The outcome of this forum is the unanimous adoption of the Declaration. LLC “Russalt” acceded to the document, thereby expressing a complete agreement with the need to supply the population with iodine. Moreover, the company has long been working on problem of iodine deficiency and has substantial experience in this field.
In the future LLC “Russalt” will contribute to the development, adoption and implementation of effective programs on optimal provision with iodine nutrition in order to prevent violations of children’s intellectual development and other diseases caused by iodine deficiency. It is also important that the implementation of the proposed program is possible only through an integrated approach and the global interest in solving this problem by salt enterprises and government agencies in Russia.