Brief

Jul 16 2022

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Regional Model Law for regulating the marketing of BMS

As part of the efforts to protect breastfeeding and save lives, UNICEF, WHO, Alive & Thrive, HKI and IBFAN, in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), have developed a regional model law for regulating the marketing of breastmilk substitutes, foods for infants and youn

Policy advocacy, Research

May 24 2022

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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.

Journal article

Apr 04 2022

Global evidence of persistent violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: A systematic scoping review (Becker G, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

This scoping review examined and summarized published evidence from 95 countries on International Code violations from 1981, demonstrating broad range of violations and marketing tactics globally.

Journal article, Research

Mar 31 2022

Violations of International Code of Breast-milk Substitutes (BMS) in commercial settings and media in Bangladesh (Sheikh S, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

This paper assesses violations of the Code, as well as Bangladesh’s national legislation, in commercial settings in three cities using relevant NetCode protocols and W

Guide, Handout, Job aid

Feb 09 2022

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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.

Brief

Jul 15 2021

The First-Food System: The Importance of Breastfeeding in Global Food Systems Discussions

The first UN Food Systems Summit is a great opportunity for stakeholders to include breastfeeding and breastmilk in the conceptualization of food systems, as outlined in a new Alive & Thrive, FHI Solutions, and Save the Children brief.
 
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