Category «Nursing»

Laws to protect breastfeeding inadequate in most countries


A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals the status of national laws to protect and promote breastfeeding. Of the 194 countries analysed in the report, 135 have in place some form of legal measure related to the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk …

WHO expresses great concern over newborn deaths in Libya

World Health Organization

6 May 2016, Tunis, Tunisia — WHO expresses great concern over the death of 12 newborns in the Sabah Medical Centre neonatal intensive care unit in Sabha, southern Libya. The deaths occurred as a result of a bacterial infection and lack of specialized health staff to provide medical care. ‚ÄúThese tragic deaths occurred as a …