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WEMOS: Discussion on infant feeding in emergency and relief situations

Author: WEMOS
Year: 1996
Resource type: Meetings and Workshops

WEMOS organized a national meeting on infant feeding in emergency situations. On June 19th, 1996, eighteen participants, including representatives of NGOs, the Dutch government and UN agencies, met for a round table discussion. This report summarizes the discussions between the participants and contains some practical guidelines and' recommendations. Intended for all those with an interest in infant feeding, its primary objective is to stimulate informative debate.

With Discussion on Infant Feeding in Emergency and Relief Situations, WEMOS aims to contribute towards a better understanding of the need to and the ways of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding also, and especially, in emergency and relief Situations.

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