WHAT: Launch of a new WHO-UNICEF report
WHEN: Wednesday 23 February 2022
TIME: 11:00 am -12:30 pm EST (Washington, DC time)
The report - the largest of its kind to date-, draws on the experiences of over 8,500 women and 300 health professionals across eight countries. It exposes the aggressive marketing practices used by the formula milk industry and highlights the impacts on families and children. The report calls for a whole-of-society response and outlines opportunities for action.
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Report: How the marketing of formula milk influences our decisions on infant feeding
This report summarizes the findings of a multicountry study examining the impact of breast milk marketing on infant feeding decisions and practices, which was commissioned by WHO and UNICEF.
- Launch of the new report (WHO website)
- Sign the open letter to #EndExploitativeMarketing of formula milk products
- Press release: More than half of parents and pregnant women exposed to aggressive formula milk marketing – WHO, UNICEF
TIME IN OTHER CITIES
10:00 AM Belmopan, Guatemala City, Mexico City, Managua, San José (CR), San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
11:00 AM Bogota, Havana, Kingston, Lima, Panamá City, Quito, Port-au-Prince, Washington DC
12:00 PM Bridgetown, Caracas, Castries, Georgetown, La Paz, Nassau, Port of Spain, San Juan
13:00 PM Asunción, Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Montevideo, Paramaribo, Santiago
17:00 PM Geneva, Madrid