Not breastfeeding leads to more than half a million child deaths annually and costs the world economy up to US$1 billion a day.
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.
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.
Training of Trainers materials on coaching on early essential newborn care for breathing and non-breathing babies.