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Distribution of infant formula during the Lebanon crisis

Author: Dr Omar Obeid, WHO
Year: 2006
Resource type: Field tool

Report of a survey on who distributed infant formula during the Lebanon conflict in 2006 - Annex includes a copy of the questions asked.

Unfortunately due to lack of time and priorities this survey was not conducted until after a few weeks of the conflict ended, hence many of the agencies and field workers had left or were winding down and so even if they responded they might not have been aware of what happened during the conflict. In addition, international agencies in particular are often aware of 'issues' related to infant formula and milk products and so may not have wanted to answer questions about it.

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Dr Omar Obeid, WHO (2006). Distribution of infant formula during the Lebanon crisis. www.ennonline.net/infantformulalebanon