2009 Virtual Breastfeeding Shield Event Pledge
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The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is the greatest
outreach vehicle for the breastfeeding movement, being celebrated in
over 120 countries. Officially it is celebrated from 1-7 August.
However, groups may choose other dates to make it a more successful
event in their countries.
Sharing your wonderful work will show linkage and solidarity with the
global WBW campaign. Send your reports, materials you have produced,
photos and we will create a webpage for you which you can use to
further promote your WBW activities to email@example.com
We do not accept sponsorship of any kind from companies producing
breastmilk substitutes, related equipment and complementary foods. We
encourage all participants of World Breastfeeding Week to respect and
follow this ethical stance.
Breastfeeding Week 2009 • 1-7 August 2009
around the World
USAID’s Infant & Young Child
Nutrition (IYCN) Project celebrates World Breastfeeding Week in several
commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, the IYCN Project will participate
in activities to promote good infant feeding practices during the
critical time from pregnancy through the first two years of life.
Haiti and Lesotho, IYCN will help coordinate outreach events to boost
awareness of good infant feeding practices.
Kenya, IYCN project director Denise Lionetti will participate in a
stakeholders’ meeting to discuss the status of infant feeding in the
Zambia, the project is working with partners to launch a new media
campaign to promote exclusive breastfeeding.
IYCN’s team in the field will provide coverage of the week’s events.
Visit the IYCN website
Christine Demmelmaier, MPH
Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project
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The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
(WABA) is a global network of individuals and organisations concerned
with the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide.
WABA action is based on the Innocenti
Declaration, the Ten
Links for Nurturing the Future and the Global
Strategy for Infant & Young Child Feeding. Its core
partners are IBFAN, LLLI, ILCA, Wellstart International and ABM. Find
out more at the WABA.