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Health workers: WHO Guidelines for use of breastmilk substitutes in emergency situations, Lebanon

Author: WHO
Year: 2006
Resource type: Field tool

On web for the Lebanon confict to be given to health workers for info, contains guidelines and also has copies of  COUNSELLING CARDS that shows how to make formula, modified animal milk, modified evaporated milk, how to cup feed, produced in 2005.

www.who.int/hac/crises/international/middle_east/Lebanon_guidelines_for_breast_milk_substitutes.pdf

Note: www.who.int/child_adolescent_health/documents/a91064/en/ WHO. Home modified animal milk for replacement feeding - is it feasible and safe? October 2006 states that: home-modified animal milk should no longer be recommended for replacement feeding for infants aged less than 6 months, except as a short-term stop gap measure in situations where a suitable breast-milk substitute is not available.

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