Indian paediatricians call on government to curb baby food industry efforts to influence doctors

Indian paediatricians call on government to curb baby food industry efforts to influence doctors BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5133 (Published 04 December 2018)Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5133 https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5133 A network of doctors and public health specialists in India has sought government intervention to curb what it says…

Baby Milk promotions in supermarkets

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/baby-milk-promotions-major-supermarkets-13176156.amp   Mirror. 1.9.18 Baby milk promotions at major supermarkets could be ILLEGAL as shops ignore laws designed to encourage breastfeeding EXCLUSIVE: Campaigners say potentially illegal deals and displays are reported every week with ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Boots, Tesco and Superdrug…

New UNICEF report: 78 million newborns at risk when breastfeeding is delayed

New UNICEF Report: CAPTURE THE MOMENT: Early initiation of breastfeeding: The best start for every newborn http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/capture-moment-early-initiation-bf-report.pdf?ua=1 Al Jazeera and news agencies UNICEF: 78 million newborns at risk when breastfeeding is delayed Babies should be breastfed within an hour of…

PDFs added and weblink for Press Conference: Health governance in the public interest?

Health governance in the public interest? WHO redefines conflicts of interest and risks undermining public health mandates Watch the webcast of this excellent Press Conference: http://pressclub.ch/health-governance-in-the-public-interest/?lang=en Here are the Presentations by David Klemperer and Judith Richter Note: Among the many things worth noting were…

The Precautionary Principle – what is it and why is it so important

CLICK HERE https://agroecology-appg.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Why-should-the-Precautionary-Principle-be-preserved-APPG-Briefing-in-support-of-amendments-66-112-113-March-2018.pdf Why should the Precautionary Principle be preserved, post-Brexit? What is the Precautionary Principle? The Rio Declaration (1992) states that: Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used…