Menu ENN Search

International Code: Making Sense of the Code

Author: IBFAN/ICDC
Resource type: Training

Flyer for a 'do it yourself' training kit on The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

Trainer’s guide, teaching modules, teaching charts, and CD Rom.
Contact ICDC, P.O.Box 19, 10700 Penang, Malaysia.
Fax: +60-4-890 7291, e-mail: ibfanpg@tm.net.my or
IBFAN-GIFA, Avenue de la Paix 11, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland.
Fax: +41 22 798 44 43, e-mail: info@gifa.org

Content: A do-it-yourself 3-day training package on the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent Resolutions (the Code) developed by drawing on extensive experience of the International Code Documentation Center (ICDC), the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) and UNICEF.

Explains the Code’s background, importance and scope as well as details on specific Code provisions. There are 2 modules on the role of the Code in protection optimal infant feeding practices in the context of HIV/Aids and emergencies.

Target audience: for those who are keen to create Code awareness and understanding in their countries, and for those who want to make Code monitoring and implementation an integral part of their advocacy and programming. For example government ministries, NGOs and health professionals.

More like this

FEX: Making Sense of the Code: new training materials

A 'do-it-yourself' training package on the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (the Code) is now available. It was developed drawing on the extensive...

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

Protecting Infant Health. A Health Workers' Guide to the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. 10th edition. Availability: IBFAN-ICDC International Code...

FEX: Focus on the Code and infant feeding in emergencies

Learn about specific issues regarding the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes in emergencies through FOCUS on the Code and infant feeding in emergencies....

Resource: International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes & Resolutions

The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, 1981, and subsequent resolutions by the WHO/UNICEF. The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk...

FEX: International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

The International Code Documentation Centre will hold its annual training course on implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and...

Resource: The Introductory course on the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

An introductory online course on the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, "the Code", which aims to prohibit the unethical marketing practices...

FEX: Livelihood assessment approaches in emergencies

A paper and recently summarised editorial1,2 Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes have been previously reported in Field Exchange3. A...

Resource: IFE Core Group Strategy 2020-2024

Introduction The Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group is a global collaboration of agencies and individuals that formed in 1999 to address policy guidance and...

FEX: Postscript to 'Infant feeding in the South Asia earthquake aftermath'

Maaike's observations concur with many of our experiences around infant feeding in emergencies (IFE) in previous humanitarian interventions. Failure to include breastfeeding...

FEX: Infant Feeding in Emergencies - the challenges

To the uninitiated, Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) may seem like a pretty innocuous topic which gets a lot of media coverage when crises occur. The fact is that there is a...

FEX: Draft Guidelines for the Marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental Foods for Children

In the absence of guidelines to govern the marketing of ready to use supplemental foods (RUSFs), members of the UNSCN NGO/CSO constituency drafted a guidance to specifically...

FEX: Evaluation of use of IFE training materials

By Chloe Angood Chloe has a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Development Studies, with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS, nutrition and agriculture. Following 3 years as a...

en-net: SAVE THE DATE: 28 May 2020, 3 PM (CEST) - Online Launch of the 2020 Status Report on the Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

Dear colleagues, You are invited to join us for the online launch of the 2020 Status Report on the National Implementation of the Code of Marketing of Breast-milk...

FEX: IBFAN-GIFA

Name IBFAN-GIFA (International Baby Food Action Network - Geneva Infant Feeding Association) Address 11 Avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland Year...

FEX: Strategy Meeting on Infant Feeding in Emergencies

Summary of international meeting Media/communication Working Group in the foreground and Implementation/Capacity building Working Group in the background On 1st and 2nd...

en-net: The updated WHO Code Report is out

WHO, UNICEF, and IBFAN today published the 2020 Code Status Report. See the links below for the relevant documents and information. The Code report and summary are now...

FEX: The Code and the Operational Guidance

This mother had exclusively breastfed all her children, including this baby whom she breastfed throughout the war in Lebanon. The aim of the International Code of the...

Resource: IFE Module 1 - ARCHIVE

Note: This module has now been updated to Module 1, v2.1, 2010. Module 1. Infant feeding in emergencies. For emergency relief staff. Orientation and reference. Module 1 was...

The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

UNICEF, WHO and partners have developed 'An introductory course' and 'NetCode toolkit' to strengthen the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of the...

en-net: Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Consultancy - Save the Children

Save the Children is looking for an IYCF-E expert to provide technical expertise on IYCF-E to build capacity within the nutrition cluster and to design a comprehensive response...

Close

Reference this page

IBFAN/ICDC (). International Code: Making Sense of the Code. www.ennonline.net/makingsenseofthecode

(ENN_293)

Close

Download to a citation manager

The below files can be imported into your preferred reference management tool, most tools will allow you to manually import the RIS file. Endnote may required a specific filter file to be used.