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.
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.
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.
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
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.