Mechanisms - National Commitee to promote infant and young child feeding. Decree N° 84-1314 (84-11-03) related to the law N° 83-24 (83-03-04).

Lead government agency:
Ministère de la santé
Established year:
1984

Function(s)

Monitoring:
  • Monitoring compliance
  • Applying sanctions to identified violations
Explanations
Mandate: 

Mandated to monitor compliance with national legislative or other appropriate measure. Monitoring in: health facilities, media, billboards, retail shops, pharmacies, other (laboratoires de fabrication du lait maternel et produits apparentés).

Notes: 

Monitoring has been conducted since 1984. The last monitoring exercise reported to WHO in 2014 took place in 2007, in Tunis. Monitoring is done in health facilities, media, retail shops, pharmacies, other (Laboratoires de production du lait maternisés). Sanctions were imposed on the violations identified during monitoring and the marketing of the product was prohibited.

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