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May 18 2021

The Ministry of Health in Laos has adopted new implementation guidelines for the country’s National Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes with support from Alive & Thrive and UNICEF.

May 17 2021

On 21 May 2021, the World celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the adoption of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (otherwise known as the Code) by the 34th World Health Assembly on 21 May 1981.

Apr 15 2021

The Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding initiative, supported by Alive & Thrive, continues to expand vigorously across Viet Nam, ensuring thousands of newborns and mothers have access to quality newborn care and breastf

Mar 07 2021

Manufacturers of breastmilk substitutes (BMS) are capitalizing on COVID-19 fears by using health claims and misinformation about breastfeeding to deceive millions of breastfeeding mothers into using breastmilk substitutes, a new review of their promotional materials and activities in major world

Feb 11 2021

Experiences in nine medical colleges in India have shed light on how the institutions can play a critical role in strengthening maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN).

Feb 11 2021

Social distancing measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19 had widespread impacts on virtually all aspects of life – the delivery of health services was not excepted. Alive & Thrive supported research in India and Bangladesh to evaluate the impacts of measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Feb 11 2021

Laos has integrated the Center of Excellence for Breastfeeding (COE) criteria into the country’s national hospital accreditation quality standards and the 

Feb 11 2021

Manufacturers of breastmilk substitutes are aggressively marketing the products across China, according to 

Feb 11 2021

Viet Nam has adopted Decree 145, supporting working mothers to continue breastfeeding.

 
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