Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding - An evaluation of Dutch and Swedish support to organisations

Publication date:
2002-04-10
Series:
Sida Evaluation
Series number:
2000:21
Language:
English
Authors:
Jerker Carlsson , Ria Brouwers , Vivienne Forsythe , Sissel Hodne Steen
Description:
Breastfeeding provides numerous maternal and child health and economic benefits. Yet exclusive breastfeeding, recommended for about six months, is rare all over the world. Marketing tactics of the baby food industry are part of the reason and continued vigilance within the UN, academic and NGO communities is important.

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