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

Author: UNICEF and WHO
Year: 2018
Resource type: Training

An introductory online course on the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, "the Code", which aims to prohibit the unethical marketing practices that undermine breastfeeding.  Developed by UNICEF and WHO, which is available to UNICEF staff, government counterparts and NGO partners. This training consists of eight modules, that explain why the Code is necessary, its main provisions and what is needed to monitor, implement and enforce it at the national level. 

 

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