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Celebrating the Innocenti Declaration on the Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding

Author: UNICEF
Year: 2005
Resource type: Report

Past Achievements, Present Challenges and Priority Actions for Infant and Young Child Feeding

This report reviews the developments in breastfeeding promotion in the years between the Innocenti Declaration in 1990 and 2005, such as the baby friendly hospital initiative. It identifies challenges that have presented themselves in the process, and sets the agenda for the future, reinforcing the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding (WHO, 2003) as the gold standard for a comprehensive approach to breastfeeding promotion and other feeding issues.

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