Brief

Mar 22 2022

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.

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, Guide

Dec 03 2020

Workplace lactation support programme in Myanmar

Breastfeeding is a powerful weapon in the fight to ensure every child has the best possible start to life, but mothers need access to accurate information and timely support from their family and community; the healthcare system; and their employers.

Brief

Feb 11 2020

Maternal Depression: The potential role of nutrition in prevention and treatment

The role nutrition plays in maternal depression has been the subject of a variety of research.

Brief

Apr 06 2017

Establishing Viet Nam’s first human milk bank

With financial and technical support from Alive & Thrive and PATH, the Da Nang Department of Health launched Viet Nam’s first human milk bank at the Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children.

 
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