Journal article, Policy advocacy, Research

Oct 28 2021

Breastfeeding, first-food systems and corporate power: a case study on the market and political practices of the transnational baby food industry and public health resistance in the Philippines (Baker P., 2021. Globalization and Health)

This case study uses the Philippines' history and advocacy environment around breastfeeding and commercial milk formula marketing to understand the worldwide battle for code implementation.

Brief

Oct 26 2021

Country Brief: Alive & Thrive in Cambodia

In Cambodia, A&T works to accelerate progress toward the Ministry of Health’s maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) goals through strategic partnerships and the provision of evidence-based guidance and technical assistance.

Journal article, Policy advocacy, Research

Sep 13 2021

Implementation of two policies to extend maternity leave and further restrict marketing of breast milk substitutes in Vietnam: a qualitative study (Payan D., 2021. Health Policy and Planning)

This study demonstrates that implementing two breastfeeding promotion policies in Viet Nam – an extended maternity leave policy and further restrictions on marketing of breastmilk substitutes – resulted in positive outcomes, facilitated by several factors.

Journal article, Research

Sep 09 2021

Evidence of Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes since the Adoption by the World Health Assembly in 1981: A Systematic Scoping Review Protocol (Becker G., 2021. IJERPH)

This is a protocol for a scoping review that will explore the published evidence on the geographic spread and nature of violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (T

Report

Jul 19 2021

Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules

Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017 (BTR 2017) reports on company violations observed from 2014 to 2017. The Rules are the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent WHA resolutions (the Code).

Guide, Job aid

Jul 19 2021

Code Monitoring Kit

This kit contains a manual and a set of 9 forms for NGOs and government authorities to monitor the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, relevant WHA resolutions and the Guidance on ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children.  The Cod

 
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