World Health Organizatión

4th World Breastfeeding Conference

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On behalf of The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN), It’s our pleasure to announce the Fourth World Breastfeeding Conference (WBC 4) organized by IBFAN Arab World (IAW). The WBC4 will take place from the 12th to 14th March 2023 in InterContinental Citystars hotel in the beautiful city of Cairo, Egypt. Despite the continuous effortsLeer más »4th World Breastfeeding Conference

Adoption of front-of-pack nutrition warnings can help decrease obesity, cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and some cancers in the Americas

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RENO, Nev. — The adoption of best practice front-of-pack nutrition labeling in more countries of  Americas can help reduce poor-nutrition related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure and some cancers in the region, a recent study led by researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) suggests. The study, published today in the Lancet Regional Health Americas, examined the evolution… Leer más »Adoption of front-of-pack nutrition warnings can help decrease obesity, cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and some cancers in the Americas

COP27

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I deeply believe that COP27 is an opportunity to showcase unity against an existential threat that we can only overcome through concerted action and effective implementation.

WABA | WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK 2022, COMING SOON

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World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organisations dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide. Annually, WABA coordinates and organises the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) between Aug 1-7. Since 2016, we have aligned our WBW campaign to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We call this WBW-SDGsLeer más »WABA | WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK 2022, COMING SOON

BABIES BEFORE BOTTOM LINES FROM WHO

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We call on manufacturers and distributors of commercial milk formula to #EndExploitativeMarketing offormula milk products.  We call on NationalGovernments to enact, monitor, and enforce laws to prevent theunethical marketing of formula milk products, and to invest substantially insupporting mothers and families and their infant feeding practices.  We call on HealthProfessionals to counter the targeting of the formula milkindustry. We call onLeer más »BABIES BEFORE BOTTOM LINES FROM WHO

How the Marketing of formula milk influences our decision on infant feeding

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This report – the largest of its kind to date – draws on the experiences of over 8,500 women and 300 health professionals across eight countries. It exposes the aggressive marketing practices used by the formula milk industry, and highlights impacts on families’ decisions about how to feed their babies and young children. More Informatión