Shocking gaps in emergency preparedness for Europe’s babies, new report shows

            PRESS RELEASE                                                              Split, Croatia                                                                  Thursday, 4th June  2020 Summary report  Full report  Press Release. Research article The Covid 19 pandemic has shown how important it is for countries to protect their citizens from…

Civil Society Org Urges Amitabh Bachchan and Union Health Minister to Stop Promotion of Separation of Covid +ve mothers and their babies

Press Release Civil Society Organisation Urges Amitabh Bachchan and Union Health Minister to Stop Promotion of Separation of Covid +ve mothers and their babies Promoting a “Bottle- feeding” culture is NO good for us 29.April.2020, New Delhi : According to…

WHO May Host Virtual World Health Assembly May 18 – COVID-19 To Be Main Agenda Item

WHO May Host Virtual World Health Assembly May 18 – COVID-19 To Be Main Agenda Item https://www.healthpolicy-watch.org/who-may-host-virtual-world-health-assembly-meeting-may-18-with-covid-19-main-agenda-topic/   For the first time ever, the World Health Assembly appears set to meet in a one-day virtual session on May 18, which…

RCPCH and BMJ end infant formula sponsorship

February 2019. Calling time on formula milk adverts BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1200 (Published 18 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1200 RCPCH statement on relationship with formula milk companies   31.1.2019: RCPCH Decision to suspend https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/news/rcpch-statement-future-funding-agreements-formula-milk-companies   At the…

CSO Groups Call for Codex Guidelines on Front-of-pack Labelling to Protect the Right to Health not Corporate Interests

Codex FOPNL CSO Statement FINAL For Immediate Release:   This week (13-17 May 2019) the Codex Alimentarius1Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL) will begin formal negotiations on guiding principles for the development of front-of-pack nutritition labelling (FOPNL) in Ottawa, Canada.  …

Nestle turns to mothers after 150 years of selling infant formula

Bloomberg March 28, 2019 https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/nestle-turns-to-mothers-after-150-years-of-selling-infant-formula/article26661226.ece/amp/ Nestles range for pregnant women and mothers is already available in Mexico, Canada and China. File photo | Photo Credit: Pierre Albouy The Swiss food giant is expanding its offering for expecting and lactating women…