WHO:Supporting member states in reaching informed decision-making on engaging with private sector entities for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: a practical tool

Final publication published 2024. Supporting member states in reaching informed decision-making on engaging with private sector entities for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: a practical tool.  Citation World Health Organization. (‎2024)‎. Supporting member states in reaching informed decision-making…

Tributes to Anwar Fazal

Thanks to Dr. Patricia Barrios Skrok from IBFAN Argentina for this tribute to the amazing Anwar Fazal on his  83rd Birthday (15th July) https://www.facebook.com/share/p/LZXmozgE4osgK1vF/?mibextid=oFDknk  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anwar_Fazal Anwar Fazal (born 15 July 1941 in rural Malaysia) is a prominent civil society activist…

How the US waged a Global Campaign againstBaby formula Regulations

CLICK HERE for the full story https://www.propublica.org/article/how-america-waged-global-campaign-against-baby-formula-regulation-thailand?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=majorinvestigations&utm_content=feature MORE FROM THIS INVESTIGATION Documents Show Internal Clash Before U.S. Officials Pushed to Weaken Toddler Formula Rules Government documents obtained by ProPublica show a stark rift between trade and health officials over international…

Digital Marketing is out of control – Brazil calls for a Resolution to protect mothers and babies 

Douglas Nascimento Santana, speaking for Brazil, said that they intend to propose a World Health Assembly (WHA) Resolution on the digital marketing of breastmilk substitutes. IBFAN PR EB154. Transcript of  EB154 debate.  Excerpts MS NSA. EB154 Recordings of IBFAN statements…

EU bans misleading and unproven ‘greenwashing’ terms

EU agrees directive banning misleading use of environmental claims on many products Terms such as ‘environmentally friendly’ and ‘biodegradable’ to be banned unless proved by an authority Kevin O’Sullivan Wed Jan 17 2024 – 14:04 https://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/2024/01/17/eu-agrees-directive-banning-misleading-use-of-environmental-claims-on-many-products/ An EU directive targeting…