Posted by: APO | 21 May 2021

WHO/UNICEF statement on the 40th anniversary of the international code of marketing breastmilk substitutes

In 1981, health officials from around the world gathered at the World Health Assembly to address aggressive marketing tactics by the infant and young child feeding industry, which was promoting formula feeding over breastfeeding and causing a dramatic increase in infant morbidity and mortality. The result was the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (the Code), a landmark policy… Read more on


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