A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes

Author(s)Alive & Thrive, UNICEF
Topic(s): BMS Code, Breastfeeding, Newborn Health
Location: East Asia Pacific, Global, West Africa
Language(s): English, French
Audience: Health and service providers, Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Organization: Alive & Thrive, UNICEF
Programs: Policy advocacy, Social and behavior change
Category: About the Code

Updated February 2022!

This quick guide summarizes the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (The Code) and relevant resolutions of the World Health Assembly that help protect breastfeeding around the globe.