Mistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn careMistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn care
During the COVID-19 pandemic, policy makers and practitioners must learn from mistakes made during the HIV pandemic, when breastfeeding was undermined through isolating infants from their mothers, and formula feeding resulted in more infant deaths than the disease.
Translating the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes into national measures in nine countries.
This paper investigates how the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) was translated from an international policy framework to protect breastfeeding against inappropriate marketing practices into national level legislation, in the context of the advocacy efforts un
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.
Saving lives and giving newborns the best start: Critical nutrition interventions for mothers and infants in the perinatal period
This technical brief highlights key factors that influence newborn nutritional outcomes and the evidence-based practices that can be applied globally to support optimal infant nutrition within the first 28 days.