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HIV & Infant feeding series: Guidelines for decision makers; Framework for priority action; Guide for healthcare managers

Author: UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA
Year: 2003
Resource type: Official
  1. HIV and infant feeding. Guidelines for decision makers. 2003. Available in English, French and Spanish at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/ISBN_92_4_159122_6.htm   Content: The aim of the guidelines is to put general guidance on HIV and infant feeding into practice. The guidelines includes an overview of international policy, background on HIV and infant feeding and an overview of the process of developing or revising a national policy on infant and young child feeding incorporating HIV concerns while protecting, promoting and supporting appropriate infant feeding in the general population.
  2. HIV and infant feeding. A guide for health-care managers and supervisors. 2003. Available in English, French and Spanish at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/ISBN_92_4_159123_4.htm
    Content: This publication is aimed at helping mid-level managers understand issues and organize services to support all women, and especially HIV-infected women, on infant feeding. The document contains a list of key steps, background information, key resources and references, and extensive annexes
  3. HIV and infant feeding: Framework for priority action. 2003. Available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese at: www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/HIV_IF_Framework.htm
    Content: The HIV and Infant Feeding Framework for Priority Action was developed within the context of the Global Strategy with the purpose of recommending to governments key priority actions, related to infant and young child feeding, that cover the special circumstances associated with HIV/AIDS. The aim should be to create and sustain an environment that encourages appropriate feeding practices for all infants, while scaling-up interventions to reduce HIV transmission.

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