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"

Find out
"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

 

 
One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum


One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum – 8
Ulaanbaatar , Mongolia on 14-16 Sept., 2011

Theme :
“Climate Change and Food Security”


One Asia Breastfeeding Partners Forum – 8

 
Presentations

Day 1

Theme : Food Security and Climate Change Concerns and cautions for breastfeeding and Complementary feeding

Day 2

Theme – Infant and young child’s Right to Food - Assessing where countries stand, with focus on

    • Inappropriate promotion of baby foods
    • WBTi assessment (3 years experience on benefits, how report was utilised, is it used in policy discussions/decisions)
    • COI examples
    • Maternity benefits
  • Conflict of Interest impacting infant and young child health and nutrition– JP Dadhich
    Chairpersons: Radha Holla, Ines Fernandez, Jaiok Kim Presentations from South Asian countries

Day 3

Theme : Future Plans of regions

  • Group Discussion on future plans and presentation of regional Plans for Action on
    • Assessments and reporting on WBTi
    • The World Breastfeeding Conference, 2012
    • World Breastfeeding Week 2012

Briefing in plenary: Arun Gupta
Coordination of group work and presentations: Arun Gupta/ Ines Fernandez/Kim Jaiok

  • Workshop on Funding Opportunities – Shoba Suri, Ugyen Zangmo, Ines Fernandez, Kim Jaiok

 

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Exclusively Breastfed Babies of the year 2006