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UNHCR policy related to the acceptance, distribution, and use of milk products in refugee settings

Author: UNHCR, ENN, IFE Core Group, ICH
Resource type: Official

UNHCR policy on use of milk products in infant feeding in refugee settings. Originally written in 1989, and updated in 2006 with the help of the ENN, the IFE Core Group, and the Institute of Child Health, London. It aims to assist and guide the use of milk products in refugee settings. It built on the WHO policy on safe and appropriate infant and young child feeding (supported by UNHCR), and the Operational Guidance on IFE version 2.0.

This policy is in the process of being updated to reflect operational guidance 2.1.

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UNHCR, ENN, IFE Core Group, ICH (2006). UNHCR policy related to the acceptance, distribution, and use of milk products in refugee settings. www.ennonline.net/unhcrmilkpolicy2

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