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.
Provides information in a question and answer format to equip health workers in Ethiopia to counsel and support families so that they can adopt good feeding practices.
This handout encourages families to take action and use a checklist to monitor their personal progress in adopting the 7 excellent feeding actions.