Policy - Ley de Fomento a la Lactancia Materna (No. 7430)

Date:
1994
Published by:
President of the Rebublic and the Minister of Health
Published year:
September 1994
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
1994
Adopted by:
President of the Rebublic and the Minister of Health
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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Legislation Details

El objetivo de la presente Ley es fomentar la nutrición segura y suficiente para los lactantes, mediante la educación de la familia y la protección de la lactancia materna. Para ello se dará el apoyo específico a los programas y las actividades que la promuevan y se regulará la publicidad y la distribución de los sucedáneos de la leche materna, de los alimentos complementarios, cuando se comercialicen como tales, y de los utensilios conexos.

Reference: 

WHO (2013) Country implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Status report 2011 (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/statusreport2011...). WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010

Further notes: 

Scope of the Code: 0-24 months of age

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