World Breastfeeding Week Current Affairs, GK & News

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is being observed

World Breastfeeding Week is being observed globally during the first week of August as an annual affair and the week is mainly to commemorate the signing of the Innocenti Declaration in August 1990. This global campaign was first organized by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in collaboration with the World Health Organization and ..

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Manipur tops in Breastfeeding, Infant & Young Child Feeding Practices

Northeastern state of Manipur has topped rankings in Breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in India. The report card on Breastfeeding was released by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister. Union Heath Minister also appealed influential personality on social media to spread message of benefits of breastfeeding to masses. Key ..

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1– 7 August: World Breastfeeding Week being celebrated

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is being observed throughout world from 1-7 August 2019 in more than 120 countries with theme– Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding. Focus of this year is on protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) Background: WBW was first inaugurated in 1991 and was 1st celebrated in 1992 by World ..

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2019 edition of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)

The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is being held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries. The purpose of WBW is to create awareness among the parents about breastfeeding and to encourage parents to adopt breastfeeding. The week also create awareness about the importance of initiation ..

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World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is observing from August 1st to 7th

The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is observed every year from August 1st to 7th to focus attention on the important aspect of promotion and support of breastfeeding. The 2017 theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together”. To intensify the efforts for promotion of breastfeeding in India, the Union Health Ministry has initiated a nationwide programme called “MAA-Mother’s ..

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