Key publications and links
UNICEF publications available online
Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Part II, or Global Criteria
Breastfeeding Papers of the Month (bibliography)
Other publications available online
Operational Guidance for Emergency Relief Staff and Programme Managers.
ILO. Maternity Protection Convention 2000, no 183, and Recommendation 191.
International Code and Resolutions
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
Recommended additional publications
Data on breastfeeding
Haggerty PA, Rutstein SO. Breastfeeding and complementary infant feeding and the postpartum effects of breastfeeding. DHS Comparative Studies No. 30. Calverton MD: Macro International, 1999.
UNICEF/IBFAN. Training Guide in Lactation Management. (Sometimes called the 80-hour course). Available in most UN languages from IBFAN and UNICEF offices.
UNICEF/WHO. Breastfeeding Management and Promotion in a Baby-Friendly Hospital: an 18-hour course for maternity staff. Available in all UN and many national languages, from UNICEF and WHO offices and national breastfeeding authorities.
WHO/UNICEF. Breastfeeding Counselling: a training course (Sometimes called the 40-hour course). Available in several languages from WHO and UNICEF offices.
WHO/UNAIDS/UNICEF. HIV and Infant Feeding Counselling: a training course. A three-day course intended to follow and supplement the Breastfeeding Counselling course, where appropriate. Available from WHO, UNAIDS and UNICEF offices.
Advocacy for International Code of Marketing
Sokol, E. (1997) The Code Handbook: A Guide to Implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes, Penang: International Code Documentation Centre/International Baby Food Action Network
Protecting Infant Health: A Health Workers' Guide to the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, 9th Edition, (1999) Penang: International Code Documentation Centre/International Baby Food Action Network
Complying with the Code? A Manufacturers' and Distributors' Guide to the Code, (1998), Penang: International Code Documentation Centre/International Baby Food Action Network Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Riles 2001: Evidence of Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent Resolutions, (2001), International Code Documentation Centre/International Baby Food Action Network (available at: http://www.ibfan.org/english/codewatch/btr01/MAIN-en.HTM)
Above publications available from:
IBFAN Sdn Bhd
P.O. Box 19 10700
Schubber, S. (1998) The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes: An International Measure to Protect and Promote Breast-Feeding, The Hague/London/Boston: Kluwer Law International Richter, J. (2001) Holding Corporations Accountable: Corporate Conduct, International Codes, and Citizen Action, London, Zed Books Lt