The status of policy and programmes on infant and young child feeding in 40 countries.

Abstract

Optimal breastfeeding not only saves the lives of children under 5 years, but also improves children's quality of life. In spite of proven benefits and repeated emphasis, the rate of exclusive breastfeeding among children less than 6 months of age is only 36% globally. The Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding provided a framework for action in… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czs061

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@article{Gupta2013TheSO, title={The status of policy and programmes on infant and young child feeding in 40 countries.}, author={Arun Kumar Gupta and Radha Holla and Jai Prakash Dadhich and Shoba Suri and Marta Trejos and Joyce Chanetsa}, journal={Health policy and planning}, year={2013}, volume={28 3}, pages={279-98} }