Facebook Live: Breastfeeding and COVID-19

Facebook Live: Breastfeeding and COVID-19
Facebook Live: World Breastfeeding Week

As part of the activities to mark World Breastfeeding Week, the Pan American Health Organization and the Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago has organized a Facebook Live session on @PAHOCaribbean page, with the title: "Breastfeeding and COVID-19". The session will be on Wednesday 5 August 2020, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm AST (Atlantic Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Time)

The session will be in English. 


Moderator: Mrs. Lisa Bayley, Communication Officer, PAHO Subregional Office, Barbados

Remarks: Dr. Erica Wheeler, PAHO/WHO Representative – Trinidad and Tobago


  • Alison Bernard, Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition Foundation of Barbados (BCNF)
  • Minouche López, Department of Public Health and Member of Foundation Pro Lechi Mama, Aruba
  • Rosemary Anatol, Breastfeeding Association of Trinidad & Tobago (TBATT)
  • Janelle Charles, Breastfeeding Support Network, Antigua & Barbuda


  • DATE: Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 
  • TIME: 3:00 pm AST or EDT [check the time correspondence below]
  • HOW TO CONNECT: At the time of the event, go to the PAHOCaribbean Facebook page at @PAHOCaribbean 


  • 12:00 pm. - Los Angeles
  • 1:00 pm. - Belmpan,Guatemala City, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, San José
  • 2:00 pm.-  Bogotá, Kingston, Lima, México City, Panam City, Quito
  • 3:00 pm.- Brigdetown, Caracas, Castries, Georgetown, Havana, La Paz, Nassau, Port of Spain, Santiago de Chile, Santo Domingo, Washington DC.
  • 4:00 pm.- Brasilia, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Paramaribo.  

For other cities, you can check the time in the following link.

Learn more about the campaign in the following button:

World Breastfeeding Week