Brief, Job aid

May 16 2021

Implementing the Breast-Milk Substitutes Act in Bangladesh: Guidance for employers, media and health administrators

These three briefs explain the Bangladesh Breast-Milk Substitutes Act and what specific stakeholders - company owners, health administrators and the media -  need to know about it.

Journal article, Policy advocacy

Mar 29 2021

Human milk banks in the response to COVID-19: a statement of the regional human milk bank network for Southeast Asia and beyond (Olonan-Jusi, E., 2021. International Breastfeeding Journal)

This statement from the Regional Human Milk Bank Network for Southeast Asia and Beyond examines the insufficient guidance on the use of donor human milk and the role of human milk banks in in clinical management guidelines for COVID-19 pandemic response.

Journal article, Policy advocacy

Jul 16 2020

Media audit reveals inappropriate promotion of products under the scope of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes in South-East Asia (Vinje, K., 2017. Public Health Nutrition)

A review of editorial content, advertisements, and Facebook posts from 2015-2016 in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam revealed inappropriate promotion and insufficient national regulation of breastmilk substitutes in the region.

Guide, Handout, Job aid

Nov 13 2019

code quick guide

A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes

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.

Brief, Policy advocacy

Sep 20 2019

BMS Advocacy Briefs

These briefs provide guidance to various stakeholders on the enforcement of the Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes in Nigeria.

 
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