1998 RECIPIENT OF THE
RIGHT LIVELIHOOD AWARD

IBFAN was one of the four recipients of the Right Livelihood Award, often referred to as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". IBFAN was honoured "for its committed and effective campaigning over nearly 20 years for the right of mothers to choose to breastfeed their babies free from the commercial pressure and misinformation with which companies promote breastmilk substitutes"

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"The State of the World's Breastfeeding" http://www.worldbreastfeedingtrends.org/

        
 
           
 
           
About the orgination
Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeing :World Health Assembly (WHA) and UNICEF adopted the Global Strategy,which sets five additional targets: national policy on infant and young child feeding, community outreach, information support, infant feeding in difficult circumstances and monitoring and evaluation.
 
   
 
     
 
I Y C F Programmes
National Policy, Programme and Coordination
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
Implementation of the  International Code
Maternity Protection
Health and Nutrition Care
Community Outreach
Information Support
Infant Feeding & HIV
Infant Feeding during Emergencies
Monitoring and Evaluation
 


WBTi

ARE OUR BABIES FALLING THROUGH THE GAPS?
The State of Policies and Programme Implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding in 51 Countries
ARE OUR BABIES FALLING THROUGH THE GAPS?-WBTi 51 Countries
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For assessment findings detailed reports and report card
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi

 

 
IYCF Programmes
National Policy, Programme and Coordination
 Activity and Result

 Supporting Documents
The “Innocenti Declaration” (3) was confirmed by 139 governments in 1990. It recommended all governments to have national breastfeeding committees and coordinators as established mechanisms to protect, promote and support breastfeeding in the country. World Summit for Children recommends, “All governments should develop national breastfeeding policies. The Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding calls for an urgent action form all Member States to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a comprehensive policy on IYCF
 
Activity and Results  


Supporting Documents  
 
Colombo Declaration on Infant and Young Child Feeding
People's Charter for Food and Nutrition Security
Thimphu Declaration on Infant and Young Child Feeding ,15 October 2008
South Asia Declaration on Empowering Women for Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding

Joint Statement on Infant and Young Child Feeding

National Guidelines on Infant and Young Child Feeding
Presentation on Centre-staging infant nutrition for infant survival and development
Press Release
Submission Planning Commission Government of India
Recommendations from 16 organisations for centre-staging infant nutrition

 

 

 
       
 

 

 

Exclusively Breastfed Babies of the year 2006