Category: Country Updates

Strengthening Monitoring and Enforcement of the Code in Cambodia

May 17, 2017

The Royal Government of Cambodia has had a longstanding commitment to supporting breastfeeding. Its efforts to promote breastfeeding led to a massive increase in breastfeeding rates from 2000-2010, with the exclusive breastfeeding rate rising from 11% in 2000 to 74% in 2010. Since then, however, progress has stalled and bottle feeding and the use of breastmilk substitutes have risen.

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Success with health worker lactation management training in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

April 17, 2017

The Nepal Health Research Council held the¬†Third National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal on April 10-12 2017. The ARCH Nepal team presented an abstract and poster on the effectiveness of lactation management training for health workers in Kathmandu Valley. This training program was developed in response to our previously published research¬†which found…

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