ARCH Project activities in Tanzania were completed in 2015. Additional information can be found on our Resources page.
- Added to the body of evidence describing infant and young child feeding practices in Tanzania in peer reviewed publications
- Assessed the labelling and promotion practices employed by manufacturers and other actors in the supply chain of foods for infants and young children
- Conducted dissemination meetings and panel discussions with government stakeholders and other policy advocates in Tanzania on the implications of ARCH results
Legal Status of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes:
Full provisions in law
Sources: Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), [Tanzania Mainland], Ministry of Health (MoH) [Zanzibar], National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS), and ICF International 2016. Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey and Malaria Indicator Survey (TDHS-MIS) 2015-16. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: MoHSW, MoH, NBS, OCGS, and ICF International; Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre & The United Republic of Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare 2014. Tanzania National Nutrition Survey 2014.’ WHO. UNICEF. IBFAN. Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: National Implementation of the International Code. Status Report 2016. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016.***