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A Health Workers' Guide to the International Code of Marketing of Breastfmilk Substitutes

Author: IBFAN
Year: 2002
Resource type: Field tool

Protecting Infant Health. A Health Workers’ Guide to the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. 10th edition.

Availability: IBFAN-ICDC International Code Documentation Center Penang Malaysia at ibfanpg@tm.net.my or IBFAN Europe c/o GIFA Geneva Switzerland at info@gifa.org or IBFAN Regional Offices or WHO CAHD Child and Adolescent Health and Development department Geneva Switzerland vallenasc@who.ch

Contains a copy of the 1981 Code and other resolutions. Has information on the background to the Code, examination of some important provisions of the Code, information for health workers on how to make the Code work and how to support breastfeeding. It contains black and white photographs, examples of marketing and cartoons.While it is for health workers (of any country) many others interested in the Code often find its style of writing very accessible.

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