International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Ms Marcy Cottle

Position

Assistant Executive Director

Health focus

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn health
  • Child health

Strategic objective(s)

  • Broker knowledge and innovation for action
  • Advocate for mobilizing and aligning resources and for greater engagement
  • Promote accountability for resources and results

Mission statement

ILCA is the professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs). Our mission is to advance the IBCLC profession worldwide through advacacy, leadership, professional development and research. Our goals are: 1) Promote the IBCLC credential and profession. 2) Promote professional development through member services. 3) Collaborate with decision makers to develop global, national and local policy. 4) Actively foster research that supports evidence-based practice. 5) Promote organisational excellence and financial stability.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

N/A

Full address:

2501 Aerial Center Parkway, Suite 103, Morrisville, NC 27560

Country:

United States of America

Telephone:

+1 919 861 5577

Number of staff:

9

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

1985

WHO Region:

Americas