BFI resource

Who Code and the Ethical Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Position Paper

This position paper outlines how the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding may be enhanced by ensuring appropriate marketing and distribution of formula and related products in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent WHA resolutions. It explores the responsibilities of Public Health care providers and health care facilities’ policy under the WHO Code and how national legislation can help in the full implementation of the WHO Code.

Language: 
English
Year: 
2010 
Available: 
Online
Health Agency: 
Ontario Public Health Association, OPHA
Category: 
Professional/Service provider
BFI Implementation
Population: 
Professional/Service provider
Organization/Management
Step: 
Step 1
WHO Code
Topic: 
BFI implementation
Policy