Nutrition

Implementing the global strategy for infant and young child feeding

Meeting report, Geneva, Switzerland, 3-5 February 2003

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 50
Publication date: 2003
Languages: English
ISBN: 92 4 159120 X

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Overview

To facilitate the implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding, and assist governments in translating global recommendations into country-specific actions, WHO convened a technical meeting from 3 to 5 February 2003 in Geneva. The meeting brought together more than 45 participants representing governments, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions and international organizations.

This report summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the meeting including appropriate ways for achieving progress in the operational areas defined in the Global Strategy and steps for a planning framework to facilitate the implementation of the strategy at country level.