Journal article

Assessing the Effectiveness of Policies Relating to Breastfeeding Promotion, Protection, and Support in Southeast Asia: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study (Nguyen, T.T., 2020. JMIR Research Protocols)

20 Sep 20
Topic(s): BMS Code, Maternity Protection, Research
Location: East Asia Pacific
Language(s): English
Audience: Policy makers and legislators
Programs: Policy advocacy
Category: Research

This study reviews the content, implementation, and impacts of policies relating to maternity protection and the Code in Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam and analyzes the effects of potential new or amended policies. The authors  examine and compare the contents, implementation strategies, coverage, monitoring, and enforcement of national policies focusing on maternity protection and the Code in each country with global standards.