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Mozambique - the work

Author: Kelli
Year: 2008
Resource type: Other

www.africankelli.com/2008/07/13/mozambique-the-work/

Mention in blog of Plumpynut being used for babies who are malnourished - a Breastmilk substitute and hence covered by the Code of the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes?:

'Speaking of vitamins, there is a malnutrition issue in many of these communities with babies. Babies who can’t breastfeed — because the mother died in birth, her milk didn’t come in, she’s HIV-positive and doesn’t want to feed the baby her milk, or the baby is lactose intolerant and can’t keep the milk down — die quickly. There is Plumpynut available for those who bring their children to the malnutrition feeding centers. This is a healthy baby being weighed.'

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