World Breastfeeding Week Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: Events Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Breastfeeding • Breastfeeding Infant & Young Child Feeding Practices • Convention on the Rights of the Child • Manipur • Report card on Breastfeeding • World Breastfeeding Week • World Health Organisation
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 ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Food and Nutrition Board • National Nutrition Goals • Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 • Union Ministry of Women and Child Development • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) • World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) • World Breastfeeding Week • World Breastfeeding Week theme 2019 • World Health Organization (WHO)
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 ..
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 ..