28th May 2016:  Straight after the adoption of the  Resolution WHA 69.9   

Guidance on ending the inappropriate marketing of foods for infants and young children WHA 69/7 Add 1

Also adopted was the very worrying WHA 69.10


WHA 69.9

Above from the left:   Dr Francesco Branca, WHO, Director, Nutrition for Health and Development, Patti Rundall, IBFAN,  Dr Oleg Chestnov, WHO  Assistant Director-General for NCDs and Mental Health, Dr Chizuru Nishida, Nutrition Policy and Scientific Adviser,  Monica Martínez Menduiño, Chair of the Working Group, Ecuador Mission,  Lida lhotska, IBFAN, Laurence Grummer Strawn, WHO Technical Officer, Nutrition for Health and Development.

All background information and Live Webstream of the debates,  interventions that were in the public domain are all on line now.   The drafting groups were all behind closed doors.


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24th May – IBFAN team with WHO and UNICEF staff celebrating the  joint WHO/UNICEF/IBFAN report.

From the left:  Dr Anthony Costello, WHO Director of Maternal Child Health, Camille Selleger, Rebecca Norton, Patti Rundall (IBFAN) Laurence Grummer Strawn, WHO Technical Officer, Nutrition for Health and Development, Lida Lhotska (IBFAN) France Begin (UNICEF), Judith Richter, COI Expert, Constance Chang (IBFAN/International Code Documentation Centre.)

Statements on FENSA delivered at the 68th World Health Assembly in 2015 by HAI, IBFAN and Medicus Mundi:


HAIFENSAStichting Health Action International

MMIFENSAMedicus Mundi International – International Organisation for Cooperation in Health Care (MMI)



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