Frequently Asked Questions about the Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool

14 Oct 20
Topic(s): Breastfeeding
Location: Global
Language(s): English
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Policy advocacy
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Not breastfeeding leads to more than half a million child deaths annually and costs the world economy up to US$1 billion a day. In 2019, the Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool was published in Health Policy and Planning, quantifying the impacts of not breastfeeding on human lives and the economies of 130 countries. This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about the tool.