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Resource: Don’t Push It: Why the formula milk industry must clean up its act

This report, authored by Save the Children UK and endorsed by Helen Keller International, highlights the rapid growth of the market for baby milk formula and its potential to threaten the lives and the health of millions of vulnerable children. While recognizing the need for certain infants to be formula-fed and the right of mothers…

Post: Don’t Push It: Strengthening the call for improved WHO Code compliance

Since 2015, ARCH has investigated how commercially produced foods for infants and young children are promoted in various countries and settings. Our research was sparked by a growing concern that optimal infant and child feeding practices – such as exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months – are increasingly undermined by the inappropriate and aggressive…

Post: Joint Statement on Maternal & Child Nutrition at the WHO Executive Board Meeting

The 142nd session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board takes place this week (22-27 January 2018) in Geneva, Switzerland. The Executive Board provides direction and input on World Health Organization priorities related to a broad range of health concerns. At this week’s meeting, a biennial report on the Comprehensive Implementation Plan on Maternal, Infant…

Resource: Poster: Defining Snacks for Young Children in Nepal

This research poster was presented by Alissa Pries at the International Union of Nutrition Scientists 21st International Congress of Nutrition held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 15-20 October 2017. Click the “View Resource” button below to download.