Journal article, Policy advocacy

Human milk banks in the response to COVID-19: a statement of the regional human milk bank network for Southeast Asia and beyond (Olonan-Jusi, E., 2021. International Breastfeeding Journal)

29 Mar 21
Topic(s): Human milk bank
Location: Southeast Asia
Language(s): English
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Policy advocacy

This statement from the Regional Human Milk Bank Network for Southeast Asia and Beyond examines the insufficient guidance on the use of donor human milk and the role of human milk banks in in clinical management guidelines for COVID-19 pandemic response. The Network recommends revisiting national guidelines to better integrate human milk bank services and best practices, and highlights challenges and opportunities to further human milk bank implementation in the region.

 
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