Topic(s): BMS Code, Breastfeeding
Location: Southeast Asia
Audience: Media, Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Organization: Alive & Thrive
Programs: Policy advocacy, Strategic use of data
Category: Mass media, Monitoring and reporting, Research
The BMS industry uses advertisements and news articles in the media to promote its products. This media scan of Myanmar conducted in 2015 highlights the prevalence of these promotional efforts, which often violate the BMS Code.