The GiveWell Blog

Our ongoing review of Development Media International

Development Media International (DMI)¬†produces radio and television programs in developing countries that encourage people to adopt improved health practices, such as exclusive breastfeeding of infants and seeking treatment for symptoms associated¬†with fatal diseases. The program aims to reduce mortality of children under five years old. In May, we wrote that we were considering DMI for…

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Our ongoing review of ICCIDD

The International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders Global Network (ICCIDD) advocates for and assists programs that fortify salt with iodine. Our preliminary work (writeup forthcoming) implies that even moderate iodine deficiency can lead to impaired cognitive development. ICCIDD tracks iodine deficiency around the world and encourages countries with iodine deficient populations to…

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