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ABOUT IBFAN ASIA

THE INTERNATIONAL BABY FOOD ACTION NETWORK (IBFAN) ASIA
INDIA Contact Person
Dr. J P Dadhich MD (Paediatrics),FNNF, PG-DDN
National Coordinator,
Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI);
Sub-regional Representative – IBFAN for South Asia;
Co-coordinator, WABA Taskforce for Global Advocacy;
Regional Focal Point Coordinator for South Asia for WABA

jpdadhich@bpni.org
 

 
 
ACTIVITIES AND DOCUMENTS
 


National Policy, Programme and Coordination

Final Workshop - 3: “Strengthening Infant and Young Child Feeding Policies and Programmes in South Asia Region”, December 2014

Press conference on "Say No to big food companies in public nutrition policy & programmes" -A step to eliminate conflict of interest from public nutrition, August 2014

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Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (Ten steps to successful breastfeeding)

The Ten Steps and BFHI : World Breastfeeding Week : August 1 -7 2010

Reaching the Under 2s : Universalising Delivery of Nutrition Interventions in District Lalitpur,Uttar Pradesh

Evaluation of Project on Baby Friendly Health Initiative, Lalitpur District, Uttar Pradesh

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Implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

Sensitization workshops to enhance awareness about the provisions of the IMS Act and mechanisms for monitoring the violations. Report : Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha. Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand

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Maternity Protection

Enhancing the value of maternity benefit scheme: Making breastfeeding counseling a specific “service”, which is budgeted and coordinated in the plan.

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Health and Nutrition Care Systems (in support of breastfeeding & IYCF)

First Regional Workshop on “Promoting Child Survival, Nutrition and Health by Achieving Optimal IYCF Practices” was organized by MWCD, UNICEF and BPNI in New Delhi on 5th June 2006

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Mother Support and Community Outreach

BPNI works towards training of health professionals and community workers to protect promote and support breastfeeding. BPNI coordinates and facilitates the education and training of grassroots personnel in health and nutrition sector, both public and private hospitals as well.TRAINING/CAPACITY BUILDING

     


Information Support

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

 


Infant Feeding and HIV

Symposium on HIV and Infant Feeding : 9 December, 2005

     


Infant Feeding during Emergencies

Infant Feeding in Emergency Situations:A Report from the National Convention of BPNI, 10 Dec., 2005

 

Mechanisms of Monitoring and Evaluation System
     
 


World Breastfeeding Costing Initiative (WBCi)