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

 

 
Presentations
Year 2007  
WBTi : A Successful South Asia Model
1st Hour Breastfeeding

Initiation of breastfeeding within one hour

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Year 2006  

Breastfeeding : Challenges and Opportunities
2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding), DHAKA BANGLADESH, 19 August 2006
-- Arun Gupta MD FIAP

Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding
2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding), DHAKA BANGLADESH, 19 August 2006
--Arun Gupta MD FIAP

Code in South Asia
2nd National Conference on Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding (Infant and young Child feeding), DHAKA BANGLADESH, 19 August 2006
--Arun Gupta MD FIAP

 
Why Maternity Entitlements? Food, Health, Care for the Mother : Optimal health, development and survival of the Child
National Convention : Right To Food Campaign, Hyderabad, 7-9 April, 2006 --Dr Arun Gupta/Dr Deeksha Sharma


Year 2005  

HIV and Infant Feeding CARK Region Conference on Prevention of HIV Infection in Infants, Almaty March 1-3 2005
-- Dr. Arun Gupta (MD FIAP),

HIV and Infant feeding Report of 5 Country Rapid Assessment
--Dr. Arun Gupta, MD, FIAP Coordinator ,Dr J.P. Dadhich, MD Co -coordinator

Addressing HIV and Infant Feeding in Asia Pacific

Global Breastfeeding Trends Need for Tracking, Assessment and Monitoring
--Dr. Arun Gupta, MD, FIAP, Regional Coordinator, IBFAN Asia Pacific National Coordinator, BPNI


IBFAN Asia Pacific

IBFAN Aaia Pacific- SIDA
 
       
 

 

 

Exclusively Breastfed Babies of the year 2006