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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.

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