- Develop and test monitoring mechanisms to assist the Nepal Government in enforcing the national law prohibiting promotion of breastmilk substitutes
- Translate findings from ARCH research into strategies to increase delivery facility capacity for supporting early breastfeeding
- Conduct further research on nutritional status and consumption of commercial snacks among children under two years of age in Kathmandu Valley
- Investigate content of commercial complementary foods available in Nepal and potential benefits of consumption
Legal Status of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes:
Full provisions in law
Sources: Central Bureau of Statistics, 2015. Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014, Final Report.Kathmandu, Nepal: Central Bureau of Statistics and UNICEF Nepal; WHO. UNICEF. IBFAN. Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: National Implementation of the International Code. Status Report 2016. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016.