Breastfeeding Promotion and Protection for Maternal, Infant and Childhood Health and Nutrition in Myanmar | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
Agosto 2015
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
OBL:73214

The
Government
of
Myanmar
has
demonstrated
their
interest
and
commitment
to
promoting
and

protecting
breast
feeding
and
to
improve
Maternal,
Infant
and
Child

Health
and
Nutrition
with
the

launching
of
Scaling
Up
Nutrition(SUN)
Movement

in
2013

and
the
adoption
of
a
new
Food
Law
“The
Order
of
Marketing
of
Formulated
Food
for
infant
and
Young
Child”
(OMFFIYC)
in
2014. The
SUN

Movement
is
a
global
movement
founded
on
the
principle
that
all
people
have
a
right
to
food
and

good

nutrition

and
it
unites
people
from
government,
civil
society,
United
Nations,
donors,

businesses
and
researchers
in
a
collective
effort
to
improve
nutrition
and
eradicate
malnutrition.
In
February,
2014,
the
SUN
Movement
partnered
with
the
Civil
Society
Alliance

(CSA),
a
sectorial

network
of
NGO’s
and
CBO’s,
for
addressing
food
security
and
nutrition
and
to
confirm
active

engagement
of
executive
level
political
leadership.
With
of
the
adoption
of
the
new
National
Food

Law
(OMFFIYC),
the
Government
of
Myanmar
is
striving:
(1)
to
support
and
protect
breastfeeding
for

infants
and
young
children
(2)
to
ensure
appropriate
use
of
breast-­‐milk
substitutes,
if
necessary
and

to
introduce
proper
complementary
foods
at
the
right
time
to
infants
and
(3)
to
publish

correct
and

adequate
information
and
to
monitor
the
marketing
of
formulated
breast
milk
substitutes
and

complementary
foods.".....Paper delivered at the International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies: Burma/Myanmar in Transition: Connectivity, Changes and Challenges: University Academic Service Centre (UNISERV), Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 24-­26 July 2015.

Autores e editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Thelma Tun Thein

Publisher(s): 

The highly anticipated International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies will be held in Chiang Mai over the period 24-25 July 2015. It will be co-hosted by the Centre for ASEAN Studies (CAS), Chiang Mai University, the Regional Centre for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD): Myanmar Studies Centre, the University of Mandalay and the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden, The Netherlands.

Chiang Mai University (CMU) (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่) is a public research university in northern Thailand founded in 1964. It has a strong emphasis on engineering, science, agriculture, and medicine. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction. Its main campus lies between Chiang Mai downtown and Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province.

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