Breast-Milk Substitutes: A New Old-Threat for Breastfeeding Policy in Developing Countries. A Case Study in a Traditionally High Breastfeeding Country

@inproceedings{Barennes2012BreastMilkSA,
  title={Breast-Milk Substitutes: A New Old-Threat for Breastfeeding Policy in Developing Countries. A Case Study in a Traditionally High Breastfeeding Country},
  author={Hubert Barennes and Gwenaelle Empis and Thao Duong Quang and Khouanheuan Sengkhamyong and Phonethepa Phasavath and Aina Harimanana and Emercia M. Sambany and Paulin N. Koffi},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Developing countries with traditionally breastfeeding are now experiencing the increasing pressure of formula milk marketing. This may endanger lives and undermine the efforts of national policies in achieving the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals. We examined the use of, and factors for use, of all available breast-milk substitutes (BMS) in a country with a traditionally high rate of breastfeeding. METHODS Randomised multi-stage sampling surveys in 90 villages in 12… CONTINUE READING
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