Bruno de Benoist

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Iodine deficiency in 2007: global progress since 2003
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:195-202. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Iodine deficiency: current situation and future prospects]
    Bruno de Benoist
    Département de nutrition pour la santé et le développement, Organisation mondiale de la Sante, CH 1211 Genève 27, Suisse
    Sante 12:9-17. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Conclusions of the Joint WHO/UNICEF/IAEA/IZiNCG Interagency Meeting on Zinc Status Indicators
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S480-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Conclusions of a WHO Technical Consultation on folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S238-44. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prevention and control of iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women and in children less than 2-years-old: conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Consultation
    M Andersson
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 8803 Ruschlikon, ZH, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 10:1606-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of the magnitude of folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies worldwide
    Erin McLean
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S38-51. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Worldwide prevalence of anaemia, WHO Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System, 1993-2005
    Erin McLean
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 12:444-54. 2009
  8. pmc Current global iodine status and progress over the last decade towards the elimination of iodine deficiency
    Maria Andersson
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:518-25. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Reaching optimal iodine nutrition in pregnant and lactating women and young children: programmatic recommendations
    Juliawati Untoro
    Public Health Nutr 10:1527-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of vitamin A supplementation regimens in Ghanaian postpartum mothers with the use of the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Samuel K Tchum
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1344-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Iodine deficiency in 2007: global progress since 2003
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:195-202. 2008
    ..Iodine deficiency is a global public health problem, and estimates of the extent of the problem were last produced in 2003...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Iodine deficiency: current situation and future prospects]
    Bruno de Benoist
    Département de nutrition pour la santé et le développement, Organisation mondiale de la Sante, CH 1211 Genève 27, Suisse
    Sante 12:9-17. 2002
    ..In order to reach the goal of IDD elimination, it is important to insist on the sustainability of salt iodisation programmes, which implies an increased commitment of both health authorities and representatives of the salt industry...
  3. ncbi request reprint Conclusions of the Joint WHO/UNICEF/IAEA/IZiNCG Interagency Meeting on Zinc Status Indicators
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S480-4. 2007
    ..The prevalence of low serum zinc and inadequate zinc intakes may be used to evaluate their impact on the target population's zinc status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Conclusions of a WHO Technical Consultation on folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies
    Bruno de Benoist
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S238-44. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prevention and control of iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women and in children less than 2-years-old: conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Consultation
    M Andersson
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 8803 Ruschlikon, ZH, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 10:1606-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of the magnitude of folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies worldwide
    Erin McLean
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S38-51. 2008
    ..More representative data and more consistent use of thresholds to define deficiency are needed in order to assess whether folate and vitamin B12 deficiencies are a public health problem...
  7. doi request reprint Worldwide prevalence of anaemia, WHO Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System, 1993-2005
    Erin McLean
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 12:444-54. 2009
    ..To provide current global and regional estimates of anaemia prevalence and number of persons affected in the total population and by population subgroup...
  8. pmc Current global iodine status and progress over the last decade towards the elimination of iodine deficiency
    Maria Andersson
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:518-25. 2005
    ..To estimate worldwide iodine nutrition and monitor country progress towards sustained elimination of iodine deficiency disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reaching optimal iodine nutrition in pregnant and lactating women and young children: programmatic recommendations
    Juliawati Untoro
    Public Health Nutr 10:1527-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of vitamin A supplementation regimens in Ghanaian postpartum mothers with the use of the modified-relative-dose-response test
    Samuel K Tchum
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1344-9. 2006
    ..Vitamin A deficiency is an important public health problem in many developing countries. Women of childbearing age and children are documented as the most affected groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of iodine status using dried blood spot thyroglobulin: development of reference material and establishment of an international reference range in iodine-sufficient children
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, LFV E19, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4881-7. 2006
    ..Thyroglobulin (Tg) may be a valuable indicator of improving thyroid function in children after salt iodization. A recently developed Tg assay for use on dried whole blood spots (DBS) makes sampling practical, even in remote areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient deficiencies and gender: social and economic costs
    Ian Darnton-Hill
    UNICEF Nutrition Section and Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1198S-1205S. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint New reference values for thyroid volume by ultrasound in iodine-sufficient schoolchildren: a World Health Organization/Nutrition for Health and Development Iodine Deficiency Study Group Report
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Ruschlikon, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:231-7. 2004
    ..In areas of mild-to-moderate IDDs, measurement of thyroid volume (Tvol) by ultrasound is preferable to palpation for grading goiter, but interpretation requires reference criteria from iodine-sufficient children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of iodine deficiency worldwide
    Bruno de Benoist
    Lancet 362:1859-60. 2003
  15. pmc Determining median urinary iodine concentration that indicates adequate iodine intake at population level
    Francois Delange
    International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Brussels, Belgium
    Bull World Health Organ 80:633-6. 2002
    ..The study was carried out to determine the frequency distribution of urinary iodine in iodine-replete populations (schoolchildren and adults) and the proportion of concentrations <50 micro g/l...
  16. ncbi request reprint Zinc and iron supplementation trials in Nepal and Tanzania
    Bruno de Benoist
    Lancet 367:816. 2006
  17. pmc Eliminating iron deficiency disorders
    Bruno de Benoist
    Bull World Health Organ 80:341. 2002