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.
Breastfeeding is one of the best buys in global health to improve social, health, and economic development outcomes. Globally, improving breastfeeding practices could save more than 820,000 lives annually—87 percent of them infants under six months of age.
Building on experiences and lessons learned from its first five years in Ethiopia, Alive & Thrive Phase II (2014-2017) provided support to roll out elements of the government’s multi-sectoral National Nutrition Program (NNP) aimed at improving breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices
Resources for mobilizing community support for improved infant and young child feeding (IYCF) in Ethiopia
Contains overview of community approach, community discussion and workshop guides, lessons for schools, Q&A on seven feeding actions, and father’s card.
Guidelines for conducting counseling sessions on infant and young child feeding at Mat Troi Be Tho franchises
Helps counselors in Viet Nam conduct individual counseling and facilitate group discussions on feeding practices.