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.

Guide

May 09 2022

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Strengthening Maternal Nutrition in India: An operational guide to facilitate the integration of maternal nutrition into existing services at the community and facility level

This operational guide assists block, district, and state health and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officials in India in planning, managing and implementing maternal nutrition programs.

Journal article, Research

Apr 19 2022

Awareness, Perceptions, Gaps, and Uptake of Maternity Protection among Formally Employed Women in Vietnam (Nguyen TT, 2022. Int J of Env. Research & Public Health)

Interviews reveal implementation gaps in Vietnam’s maternity protection policies, limiting their effectiveness to protect women and children’s rights. Findings demonstrate a need to increase awareness, strengthen enforcement, and expand entitlements to the informal sector.

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

Brief

Mar 22 2022

Breastmilk for Small and Sick Babies: A Human Milk Bank Launched at Viet Nam National Children's Hospital

Human Milk Bank (HMB) services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system, ensuring pre-term, low-birth-weight, and other vulnerable infants have the protections of breastmilk when they need it most.

 
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