IBFAN Asia Newswire

The Last word on Infant and Young Child Feeding

Series - 3 , Jan.-Feb. 2014
  • Gender and Breastfeeding: A perspective 
    Gender inequality is one of the major problems faced by the human society. In this paper an attempt has been made to analyze the gender inequality on the basis of gender parity index with respect of health and nutrition. The findings show a significant gender bias against female (both children and adults) in most states of India. 
  • Afghanistan, Nepal and India build capacity for reducing IMR
    One of the most important strategies to improve nutrition status and reduction in  the mortality  of U5  children  is through  improvement  of  infant  and  young  child feeding practices. Afghanistan, Nepal and India build their capacity for implementing IYCF practices in the community to reduce the Infant Mortality Rates in respective countries.
  • One Asia Breastfeeding Partner’s Forum 9 presented the "Luang Prabang CALL TO ACTION"
    Participants from 28 countries representing diverse groups including governments, breastfeeding organizations, health providers, peoples’ organizations and movements, international NGOs and individuals met  during the One Asia Breastfeeding Partners’ Forum ‐ 9 came up with The Luang Prabang CALL TO ACTION on Food Security, Food Sovereignty in Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition.

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International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Asia News-wire is an electronic resource- lead, which will give you the most reliable and updated information on issues related to feeding of babies. The purpose of this newswire is to mobilize public opinion and generate demands for creating support for women to breastfeed. This news-wire will be a regular feature for sharing examples of action across Asia.

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