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Stories from the community in Laos feature during World Breastfeeding Week

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week 2016, various activities and events were carried out in Laos to highlight the importance of adequate nutrition for women and children, especially breastfeeding, with the public and government audiences. In Lao PDR, only 40 percent of babies receive this important source...

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World Breastfeeding Week – ‘Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development’

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

  From 1st to 7th August every year, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. WBW is celebrated in over 176 countries. Breastfeeding is a critical first step on a child’s...

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