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World Breast Feeding Week Cal Eng

World Breast Feeding Week Cal Eng

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ACDT observed World Breast Feeding Week in 15 villages from Aug 1-7 2010
ACDT observed World Breast Feeding Week in 15 villages from Aug 1-7 2010

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WABA • World Breastfeeding Week1-7 August 2010
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The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA)is a global network of individuals and organisationsconcerned with the protection, promotion and supportof breastfeeding worldwide based on the InnocentiDeclarations, the Ten Links for Nurturing the Future andthe WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young ChildFeeding. Its core partners are International Baby Food ActionNetwork (IBFAN), La Leche League International (LLLI),International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA),Wellstart International and Academy of BreastfeedingMedicine (ABM). WABA is in consultative status with UNICEFand an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economicand Social Council of the UnitedNations (ECOSOC).
WABA, PO Box 120010850 Penang, Malaysia Tel: 60-4-658 4816Fax: 60-4-657 2655Email: waba@waba.org.myWebsite: www.waba.org.my
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Objectives of World BreastfeedingWeek 2010
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ToincreaseattentiontothecontributionotheTenStepstoexclusivebreasteeding.
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Torevitaliseactivitieswithinhealthsystems,andamonghealthcareprovidersandcommunitiestosupportwomentoachievetheirbreasteedingintentions.
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Toinormpeopleeverywherethatprotection,promotionandsupportobreasteedingisamother’sright,achild’sright,andahumanright.
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Toenablewomenandallwhocareabouthumanrightstofghtorhealthcaresystemswhichsupportbreasteeding.
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Toensurethathealthworkerswhocareormothersandbabiesareadequatelytrainedtocounselandsupporttheminoptimalinanteeding.
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Healthcareacilitiesplayavitalroleintheestablishmentobreasteeding.
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TheTenStepstoSuccessulBreasteedingprovideasupportivepathwayenablingwomentoachievetheirbreasteedingintentionsandguidingthetrainingohealthcareworkersinbreasteedingsupport.
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WorldBreasteedingWeekthisyearcommemoratesthe20
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anniversaryotheInnocentiDeclarationthatcalledorimplementationotheTenStepsinallmaternityacilities.
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Duringthese20years,morethan20,000maternities,orabout28%oallmaternitiesintheworld,haveullyimplementedtheTenStepsandhavebeencertifedbytheBaby-riendlyHospitalInitiative(BFHI).
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Duringthistime,ratesoexclusivebreasteedinghaveincreasedsignifcantly.
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However,reducedBFHIprogrammingworldwide,inadequatetraining,andweakenedcompliancewiththeTenStepsinaccreditedmaternitiesarecontributingtostagnantordecliningexclusivebreasteedingratesinmanysettings.
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Itistimetorevisitthisapproachandtodeterminewherewemustgoromhere.
www.worldbreastfeedingweek.org
2010

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