Guide, Handout, Job aid

Feb 09 2022

code quick guide

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.

Community mobilization, Mass communication

Jul 30 2021

#WhatWillYouDo? World Breastfeeding Week 2021

Breastfeeding is a shared responsibility.

Announcement

Jun 01 2021

Special BMS Code resources collection

Alive & Thrive has launched a special collection of resources on the BMS Code, featuring resources from various organizations around the world.

Journal article

Apr 26 2021

Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations (Hoang, D.V., 2020. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health)

Guidance documents from 33 countries on newborn care for infants whose mothers are diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 were assessed for alignment with WHO recommendations, revealing considerable inconsistencies.

Handout

Oct 14 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about the Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool

Not breastfeeding leads to more than half a million child deaths annually and costs the world economy up to US$1 billion a day.

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Long-term consequences of stunting in early life (Dewey, K., 2011. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

This review summarizes the impact of stunting, highlighting the growing evidence of the connections between slow height growth in young children and impaired health, education, and economic performance later in life.

 
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