Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q9b) - Infant feeding in the context of HIV - Infants and young children|Pregnant/lactating women with HIV/AIDS

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q9b)

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.

Target group: 
Infants and young children
Pregnant/lactating women with HIV/AIDS
Implementation details : 

Components of the guidelines on infant feeding in the context of HIV: counselling on exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, counselling on continued breastfeeding for 12 months, counselling on attachment and positioning for successful breastfeeding, replacement feeding, testing for HIV among pregnant women, testing for HIV among new-borns, antiretroviral therapy for the mother, antiretroviral therapy for the infant.

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