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Armenian IYCF-E Case Study

Author: Harutyunyan, S., Confidence, member of IBFAN
Year: 1988-90s
Resource type: Article

The earthquake of 1988, the conflict between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Kharabagh, which resulted in the economic blockade against Armenia and the influx of refugees, together with an economic collapse in the 1990s left Armenia in a vulnerable state. This paper looks that the effect on breastfeeding rates of these events, including the distribution of donated infant formula.

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Harutyunyan, S., Confidence, member of IBFAN (2008). Armenian IYCF-E Case Study. www.ennonline.net/donationsarmenia

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