ICDC updates

ICDC’s Legal Advisor, Yeong Joo Kean and Programme Manager, Constance Ching were in Mongolia from 22 to 26 October 2018 for a UNICEF mission to provide consultation and training to government officials on the enforcement of the Infant and Young Child Food Act (IYCF Act). ...

Ellen Sokol, ICDC legal consultant, was in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from 24 -26 September to facilitate the training course on implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes....

From 3 -7 September 2018, a team from ICDC comprising our Legal Advisor, Yeong Joo Kean, Programme Manager, Constance Ching and rookie Legal Officer, Jane Tang, were in Myanmar. ...

The 71th World Health Assembly (21-26 May, 2018) has generated much controversy, especially around the latest infant and young child feeding resolution. Prior to the WHA, representatives from IBFAN (Baby Milk Action, INFACT Canada, and GIFA) participated in the 142nd WHO Executive Board meeting in January, and along the way provided technical support to Member States on drafting a resolution that aimed to protect optimal infant and young child feeding....