As part of the efforts to protect breastfeeding and save lives, UNICEF, WHO, Alive & Thrive, HKI and IBFAN, in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), have developed a regional model law for regulating the marketing of breastmilk substitutes, foods for infants and youn
Using scenario-based assessments to examine the feasibility of integrating preventive nutrition services through the primary health care system in Bangladesh (Nguyen PH, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)
Interviews assessed the feasibility of improving nutrition service delivery and coverage through the primary health care system in Bangladesh, revealing the need to fill gaps in human resources and logistic gaps as well as create demand for preventive services.
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
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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.