Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q8) - Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) - Newborns (up to 28 days of age)|Lactating women (LW)

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q8)

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to infant and young child nutrition. More actions and programmes reported can be accessed through the country page.

Programme type

References

WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.

WHO (2017) National Implementation of the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/bfhi-national-i...

Target group: 
Lactating women (LW)
Newborns (up to 28 days of age)
Delivery: 
Hospital/clinic
Implementation details : 

Criteria included in the designation process: WHO/UNICEF Global BFHI criteria. Number of health care facilities that have ever been designated Baby-friendly: 23. Total number of births per year in the facilities that were designated or re-assessed as Baby-friendly in the past 5 years: 24883.

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