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Guidelines on the acceptance and processing of foreign and local donations for infant feeding during emergency and disaster situations, Philippines

Author: DOH, Philippines
Year: 2007
Resource type: Field tool

Guidelines on the Acceptance and Processing of Foreign and Local Donations During Emergency and Disaster Situations, Administrative Order No. 2007 - 0017. DOH, Rep of Philippines, 28 May 2007.

VI. Guidelines for Acceptance: 'C. Infant formula, breast-milk substitute, feeding bottles, artificial nipples, and teats shall not be items for donation. No acceptance of donation shall be issued for any of the enumerated items.'

This information has been sent to all embassies in the Philippines for them to disseminate according. 

Information on other developments on the Philippines can be found in the presentation on the Philippines at the Bali, IFE regional meeting, 2008

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