|Blending of New and Traditional Technologies - Case Studies (ILO - WEP, 1984, 312 p.)|
|ANNEX: SELECTED EXAMPLES OF EXPERIMENTS AND PROJECTS*|
|IV. Satellite Technology|
42. The bare-foot microchip (Ecuador). In Ecuador, rural radio service broadcasts advertisements on the prevention of goitre, with satellite technology. The result, after a period of one year, is an increase in the proportion of households using iodised salt from 5 per cent to 98 per cent.