May 10 2023
Mothers' Milk Tool Introduction
This short video, intended for advocates and policy makers, introduces the Mothers' Milk Tool, which makes it possible to calculate the economic impact of breastfeeding on society. Women's production of mothers' milk is a crucial contributor to the global economy, yet it has never been syste
Oct 28 2022
Babies before business: protecting the integrity of health professionals from institutional conflict of interest (Becker GE, Ching C, Nguyen TT, 2022)
In this commentary published in BMJ Global Health, the authors cite a broad scoping review in asserting that despite being aware of their Code violations and how these create problems for countries, associations and individuals, the commercial milk formula industry continues to use health systems
Oct 28 2022
Expanding Integrated Competency-Focused Health Worker Curricula for Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (Becker GE, Cashin J, Nguyen TT, Zambrano P, 2022)
This paper discusses a multistage process to map an existing curriculum, analyse expected competencies, and recognize broader factors when developing a competency-focused curriculum in pre-service education that includes maternal, infant, and young child nutrition.
Aug 01 2022
WEBINAR: Accelerating the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in West and Central Africa. Leveraging Experiences from Southeast Asia
The Stronger with Breastmilk Only regional initiative, a collaboration of UNICEF, WHO and Alive & Thrive, is pleased to invite stakeholders to a 90-minute webinar on August 22 at 12:00 GMT to discuss how to accelera
Policy advocacy, Research
May 24 2022
Mothers' Milk Tool
Breastfeeding and mothers’ milk is presently not counted in food systems or the economy but should be. The Mothers’ Milk Tool will help.
Guide, Handout, Job aid
Feb 09 2022
A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes
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.