Baby Milk Action’s Policy Director, Patti Rundall OBE, will explain the basics of the policies that will help you protect child health – whether you are a health worker, parent, teacher or policy maker….
This page will focus on key Resolutions and policies that you should familiarise yourself with. For information on EU and UK legislation see the Baby Feeding Law Group page which is currently being updated.
To start CLICK HERE to go to the 1981 International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and the subsequent relevant Resolutions.
CLICK HERE for the 2017 Update of WHO’s The International Code of Marketing of breastmilk Substitutes – Frequently asked Questions.
CLICK HERE for German translation by Utta Reich-Schottky
The newer ones are below:
CLICK HERE for the Resolution WHA 69/9 adopted in May 2016 entitled Ending inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children
CLICK HERE for the Guidance PDF A69/A/CONF./7 Rev.1
CLICK HERE for the Framework for Engagement with Non State Actors
Below are 2 pages taken from the Executive Summary of IBFAN’s latest monitoring report, Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2014, with some key sections from past World Health Assembly Resolutions. This is a good start!