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Psychosocial issues affecting infant and young child feeding

Author: GIFA / ENN report (ACF)
Year: 2002
Resource type: Case study

Case studies from: INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD FEEDING IN EMERGENCIES GIFA/ENN PROJECT (2003)

Researchers: Mary Corbett (Evaluation of Module 1) and Marie McGrath (Collation of case studies)

Case 20 Location: Juba, South Sudan Source: Cécile Bizouerne, psychologist, ACF Time: August 2002 onwards Issues: Psychosocial issues affecting infant and young child feeding - due to the displaced population the traditional family has broken down. There are tremendous pressures on mothers to support all the family in terms of securing an income, getting food and looking after children.

Case 21 Location: Juba, South Sudan Source: Cécile Bizouerne, psychologist, ACF Time: August 2002 onwards Issues: Improving mother and child relationship - Given toys to the therapeutic feeding centres, helps children, mothers and workers.

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