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Marketing of breast-milk substitutes : national implementation of the international code : status report 2016

Contributor(s): World Health Organization | United Nations Children's Fund | International Baby Food Action Network
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2016Description: viii, 64 p ISBN: 9789241565325 Subject(s): Breast Feeding | Infant Formula | Bottle Feeding | Infant Nutrition Disorders | National Health Programs | Direct-to-Consumer Advertising | MarketingNLM classification: WS 120 2016MA Summary: This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions ("the Code") in and by countries. It presents the legal status of the Code, including--where such information is available--to what extent Code provisions have been incorporated in national legal measures. The report also provides information on the efforts made by countries to monitor and enforce the Code through the establishment of formal mechanisms. Its findings and subsequent recommendations aim to improve the understanding of how countries are implementing the Code, what challenges they face in doing so, and where the focus must be on further efforts to assist them in more effective Code implementation.
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This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions ("the Code") in and by countries. It presents the legal status of the Code, including--where such information is available--to what extent Code provisions have been incorporated in national legal measures. The report also provides information on the efforts made by countries to monitor and enforce the Code through the establishment of formal mechanisms. Its findings and subsequent recommendations aim to improve the understanding of how countries are implementing the Code, what challenges they face in doing so, and where the focus must be on further efforts to assist them in more effective Code implementation.

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WHO/NMH/NHD/16.1

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