International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN)

Réseau international des groupes d'action pour l'alimentation infantile
Red Internacional de Grupos pro Alimentación Infantil

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Founded by international organizations, including U-XD5480 - International Coalition for Development Action (ICDA), following a WHO/UNICEF meeting on infant and young child feeding.


Promote and protect breastfeeding worldwide; challenge activities of the baby food industry which violate international recommendations and do not respect children's and women's rights; work toward full implementation of WHO/UNICEF International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions.


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Coordinating Council (IBCoCo). Regional Coordinating Offices (9), each with regional Board or Advisory Committees: Africa; Afrique; Arab World; East Asia; Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; North America; South Asia; SouthEast Asia. Global Program Offices (4): Global Liaison Office, hosted at E-XG4792 - Geneva Infant Feeding Association (GIFA); International Code Documentation Centre (ICDC), hosted by IBFAN Penang; Global Codex Alimentarius Programme, hosted by Infact Canada; International Campaigns Office, hosted by Baby Milk Action (UK).


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GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being



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