Menu ENN Search

HIV & Infant feeding series: Guidelines for decision makers; Framework for priority action; Guide for healthcare managers

Author: UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA
Year: 2003
Resource type: Official
  1. HIV and infant feeding. Guidelines for decision makers. 2003. Available in English, French and Spanish at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/ISBN_92_4_159122_6.htm   Content: The aim of the guidelines is to put general guidance on HIV and infant feeding into practice. The guidelines includes an overview of international policy, background on HIV and infant feeding and an overview of the process of developing or revising a national policy on infant and young child feeding incorporating HIV concerns while protecting, promoting and supporting appropriate infant feeding in the general population.
  2. HIV and infant feeding. A guide for health-care managers and supervisors. 2003. Available in English, French and Spanish at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/ISBN_92_4_159123_4.htm
    Content: This publication is aimed at helping mid-level managers understand issues and organize services to support all women, and especially HIV-infected women, on infant feeding. The document contains a list of key steps, background information, key resources and references, and extensive annexes
  3. HIV and infant feeding: Framework for priority action. 2003. Available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/HIV_IF_Framework.htm
    Content: The HIV and Infant Feeding Framework for Priority Action was developed within the context of the Global Strategy with the purpose of recommending to governments key priority actions, related to infant and young child feeding, that cover the special circumstances associated with HIV/AIDS. The aim should be to create and sustain an environment that encourages appropriate feeding practices for all infants, while scaling-up interventions to reduce HIV transmission.

Downloads

hiv-if-decision-maker.pdf (PDF, 1.4mb)

hiv-if-guide-for-healthcare.pdf (PDF, 1.4mb)

framework-for-action.pdf (PDF, 696kb)

More like this

Resource: WHO guiding principles of feeding non-breastfed children 6-24 months

There are a number of infants who will not enjoy the benefits of breastfeeding. They include children born to HIV-positive mothers who choose not to breastfeed and children...

Resource: Infant and Young Child Feeding: Innocenti Declaration 2005

A call for action following 15 years since the Innocenti Declaration on the Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding and the 2002 Global Strategy for Infant and Young...

Resource: Relactation: Review of experiences & recommendations for practice.

In English, French and Spanish. Available at www.who.int/child-adolescenthealth/New_Publications/NUTRITION/Relactation_EN.html Content: Often relactation is considered as an...

Resource: Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age

Facts for Feeding. Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age. Available in English, French, Spanish,...

Resource: HIV & infant feeding counselling tools, WHO

General - not related to emergencies. But some really nice line drawings of cup feeding, counselling mothers, breastfeeding, food for comp feeding, amounts for comp feeding...

Resource: Assessment: What are the options? Using formative research to adapt global recommendations on HIV and infant feeding to the local context

What are the options? Using formative research to adapt global recommendations on HIV and infant feeding to the local...

Resource: WHO/FAO guidelines for the safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula

IMPORTANT NOTE: These guidelines, leaflets and poster have NOT been made with the emergency setting in mind. Hence pictures of bottle feeding should be used with CAUTION as use...

FEX: New UNHCR Policy on handling Milk Products

The revised edition of the UNHCR Policy Related to the Acceptance, Distribution, and Use of Milk Products in Refugee Settings is now available. The 2006 version replaces the...

FEX: WHO Technical Consultation and Update on HIV and Infant Feeding

The Report of a Technical Consultation on Prevention of HIV Infections in Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Infants and Infant Feeding and an Update of recommendations1 is now...

FEX: IYCF-Friendly Framework pilot in Jordan, Bangladesh and Kenya

By Bushra Rashid, Nicki Connell and Caroline Wilkinson Bushra Rashid is working as a Nutrition Advisor in the Humanitarian Surge Team of Save the Children UK. She has been...

FEX: Regional Consultation on Nutrition and HIV in South East Asia

A regional consultation on nutrition and HIV in South East Asia was held in Bangkok, 8-11 October 2007. Represenatives of countries from the region, together with scientists,...

FEX: Infant Feeding Patterns and Risk of Death

Summary of published paper1 Current WHO guidelines recommend that HIV positive mothers should avoid breastfeeding only if replacement feeding is acceptable, feasible,...

FEX: New WHO Growth Standards for 0-5 years

The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS) was undertaken between 1997 and 2003 to generate new growth curves for assessing the growth and development of infants and...

Resource: Ensuring food safety in the aftermath of disasters

Five keys to safer food manual available in french, spanish, english and russian at: www.who.int/foodsafety/publications/consumer/manual_keys.pdf Has clear information about...

en-net: Nutrition specialist (f/m) - Consultant

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,...

en-net: Nutrition specialist (f/m) - Consultant

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,...

Resource: IFE Module 1 - ARCHIVE

Note: This module has now been updated to Module 1, v2.1, 2010. Module 1. Infant feeding in emergencies. For emergency relief staff. Orientation and reference. Module 1 was...

Resource: HIV & infant feeding counselling: A WHO training course

Available in English, French, Russian, and Spanish here. This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to health workers who work with mothers and babies in areas...

Resource: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Infection Generic Training Package

www.womenchildrenhiv.org/wchiv?page=wx-resource&root=top&cat=01&subcat=pi&rid=784-41902 Available in English, French, Spanish and Russian. Also available at;...

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Module 2

Donors: IASC Nutrition Cluster, OFDA, UNICEF, IBFAN-GIFA, CARE Collaborators: ENN, IBFAN-GIFA, Fondation Terre des hommes, CARE USA, Action Contre la Faim, UNICEF, UNHCR, WHO,...

Close

Reference this page

UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA (2003). HIV & Infant feeding series: Guidelines for decision makers; Framework for priority action; Guide for healthcare managers. www.ennonline.net/hivinfantfeedingguide