Brief

Sep 09 2021

Minimum Standards for the Establishment and Operation of Human Milk Banks in Southeast Asia

Human milk bank services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system. Such services give small and sick babies access to the multiple benefits of breastmilk by providing safe donor human milk.

Brief

Dec 03 2020

Policy Whitepaper: Workplace lactation support programs in Viet Nam

Breastfeeding-friendly maternity protection and practices in the workplace must be prioritized to increase breastfeeding rates and improve the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of mothers, children, and society.

Brief, Graphic/Poster, Handout, Report

Sep 19 2019

Maternity Entitlements in Nigeria: Policies and practices

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or t

Brief

Feb 01 2019

Briefing note: Ensuring every infant has access to breastmilk: Human milk banks in the ASEAN region

The first six months of life are critical for child health and development. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients infants need during this period, supporting brain development and reducing the risk of infection and malnutrition.

 
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