Loading..

Source: From the Community

Webinar: Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding amid COVID-19

Dr. Larry Grummer-Strawn, Technical Officer Dept. of Nutrition and Food Safety at the World Health Organization (WHO), presents to the International Coalition for Advocacy on Nutrition (ICAN) regarding the official guidance, challenges, and concerns with promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding in the time of COVID-19. The WHO continues to recommend mothers with suspected COVID symptoms who choose to breastfeed can as long as they practice proper respiratory and hand hygiene. Read more here.

Global Breastfeeding Collective – Breastfeeding and Prevention of Overweight Children

Breastfeeding is one of the smartest investments a country can make to build its future prosperity. It offers children unparalleled health and brain-building benefits. It has the power to save the lives of women and children throughout the world, and the power to help national economies grow through lower health care costs and smarter workforces. Yet many societies are failing to adequately support women to breastfeed, and as a result, the majority of the world’s children – along with a majority of the world’s countries – are not able to reap the full benefits of breastfeeding.

Toddler – Food and Feeding

Based upon evidence​, a number of desired eating behaviors were identified as critical to helping families foster healthy active living for their toddler. For each desired behavior explore the evidence, learn what parents said about these behaviors, identify opportunities to promote healthy behaviors at the point of care, review how to start conversations and access messages and resources to support families.

The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes – 2017 Update

Many people who have heard about the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes have expressed interest in knowing more about it.The purpose of this booklet is to provide easy-to-read detailed information on specific questions related to the Code. It is intended for policy-makers, health workers and others concerned with the Code, as well as the general public.

The Lancet Series – Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale

The 2016 Lancet Early Childhood Development Series highlights early childhood development at a time when it has been universally endorsed in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This Series considers new scientific evidence for interventions, building on the findings and recommendations of previous Lancet Series on child development and proposes pathways for implementation of early childhood development at scale.

Global Breastfeeding Collective: Breastfeeding Advocacy Toolkit – Strengthening Links Between Health Facilities and Communities

Led by UNICEF and WHO, the Global Breastfeeding Collective (the Collective) is a partnership of more than 20 international organizations with the goal of increasing investment and policy change to support breastfeeding worldwide, which requires advocacy at the global, national, and sub-national levels. Developed by the Collective, this document is one of seven briefs that provide guidance and resources to stakeholders on how to advocate for adoption of these policy actions with government ministries, health care workers and managers, employers, donors, and other key decision-makers.

Global Breastfeeding Collective: Breastfeeding Advocacy Toolkit – Improving Access to Skilled Breastfeeding Counselling

Led by UNICEF and WHO, the Global Breastfeeding Collective (the Collective) is a partnership of more than 20 international organizations with the goal of increasing investment and policy change to support breastfeeding worldwide, which requires advocacy at the global, national, and sub-national levels. Developed by the Collective, this document is one of seven briefs that provide guidance and resources to stakeholders on how to advocate for adoption of these policy actions with government ministries, health care workers and managers, employers, donors, and other key decision-makers.

Global Breastfeeding Collective: Breastfeeding Advocacy Toolkit – Implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Led by UNICEF and WHO, the Global Breastfeeding Collective (the Collective) is a partnership of more than 20 international organizations with the goal of increasing investment and policy change to support breastfeeding worldwide, which requires advocacy at the global, national, and sub-national levels. Developed by the Collective, this document is one of seven briefs that provide guidance and resources to stakeholders on how to advocate for adoption of these policy actions with government ministries, health care workers and managers, employers, donors, and other key decision-makers.