PHM-Exch> Announcement of the 2018 World Breastfeeding Week 2018
guessnyirenda at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 15 00:28:11 PST 2018
Hi Claudio,I must admit that this is a perfect slogan. I like it. Thanks.Guess
On Monday, January 15, 2018, 6:12:19 AM GMT+2, Claudio Schuftan <cschuftan at phmovement.org> wrote:
From: Pei Ching Chuah <peiching.chuah at waba.org.my>
WORLDBREASTFEEDING WEEK 2018 - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty,breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers.We are excited to announce the slogan of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2018:
Breastfeeding:Foundation of Life
Breastfeeding prevents hunger and malnutrition in all its forms,and ensures food security for babies, even in times of crises. With noadditional burden on household income, breastfeeding is a low-cost way offeeding babies and contributes to poverty reduction. Nutrition, food securityand poverty reduction are fundamental to the achievement of the United Nation’sSustainable Development Goals.
Objectives of #WBW2018
1. INFORM people about howbreastfeeding is linked to nutrition, food security and povertyreduction
2. ANCHOR breastfeeding within thenutrition, food security and poverty reduction agenda
3. ENGAGE with individuals/organisationsworking on these issues
4. GALVANISE action toadvance breastfeeding as part of nutrition, food security andpoverty reduction strategies
We all have an important role to play in ensuring the growth, development andsurvival of children around the world.
Stay connected for more updates on http://worldbreastfeedingweek. org/
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