Violations of the international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes: prevalence in four countries.

@article{Taylor1998ViolationsOT,
  title={Violations of the international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes: prevalence in four countries.},
  author={Anna Greta B Taylor},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={316 7138},
  pages={1117-22}
}
This study estimated the prevalence of violations of the international code of marketing of substitutes for breast milk. Data were gathered via 1) multistage random sampling of a total of 1468 pregnant women and 1582 mothers of infants less than 6 months old at health facilities in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Warsaw, Poland; Durban, South Africa; and Bangkok, Thailand and 2) interviews with 466 health workers at 165 facilities. It was found that 26% of mothers in Bangkok received free samples of breast… CONTINUE READING

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