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IYCF: Indicators for assessing health facility practices that affect breastfeeding

Author: WHO
Resource type: Report

WHO/CDR/93.1

Available in English at: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/1993/UNICEF_SM_93.1.pdf

Content: Report summarizes the discussion and consensus of an informal meeting on ‘Breastfeeding Indicators for Health Care Facilities’ held by WHO. It includes precise definition for each of the key indicators as well as sample questionnaires for data collection.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The IYCF indicators are in the process of being updated - see: Indicators for Assessing IYCF Practices. Conclusions of a Concensus meeting 6-8 November, 2007, Washington, DC. (Available in this resource library under Assessments, Surveys and Indicators section)

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