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

 

 
News

 
Breastfeeding cuts cancer risk....a press release from La Leche League

India writes history in breastfeeding training download newsletter issue 8

2nd International training on IYCF counseling in Delhi
Demand for incorporating IYCF counseling in all child health care programme.
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HIV-Positive: OK to Breast-feed?
The scientific community accepted that there is reduced risk of breastfeeding compared to formula feeding for HIV positive mothers in Africa & Asia. Podcast interviewing South African pediatrician Hoosen Covadia, on the acceptance by the scientific community. More...
Don't listen to what the rich world's leaders say - look at what they do
Take the thousands of Filipino children who die every year courtesy of the formula milk corporates, backed by US lobbying. More...

Maximum Child Deaths Occur Within 1st Year more...

'Breastfeeding helps reduce HIV transmission chances' more..
Nestlé 'bypasses' baby milk code
Thirty years after a boycott of Nestlé products was launched to highlight its unethical marketing of baby formula in developing countries, baby formula manufacturers are still failing in their responsibilities towards the world's poorest mothers and babies, Save the Children claims today. more...
Montek Singh assures to introduce breastfeeding in 11th plan more...
 
Media Brief – 011:
New Commitments to Reduce Infant Mortality in South Asia Made at Kabul

 

 

 

 
       
 

 

 

Exclusively Breastfed Babies of the year 2006