Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health

Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health Social justice is a matter of life and death. It affects the way people live, their consequent chance of illness, and their risk of premature death. We watch in wonder as life expectancy and good health continue to increase […]

Exclusive breastfeeding for six months best for babies everywhere

Exclusive breastfeeding for six months best for babies everywhere – Statement dell’Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità del 15 gennaio 2011

Materiali utili per le Iniziative Ospedali e Comunità amiche dei bambini

Sul sito dell’UNICEF sono disponibili i materiali di approfondimento sia per il percorso dell’iniziativa “Ospedale Amico dei Bambini” (BFHI), sia per l’iniziativa “Comunità Amica dei Bambini” (BFCI). I materiali sono frutto della revisione effettuata a livello internazionale nel 2009, e comprendono le informazioni relative al percorso di riconoscimento a tappe.

Guidelines on HIV and infant feeding 2010

Guidelines on HIV and infant feeding 2010 Principles and recomendations for infant feeding in the context of HIV and a summary of evidence.

Developing a breastfeeding strategy

Dal sito dell’UNICEF UK: ‘Developing a breastfeeding strategy’ is intended for all those responsible for, or involved in, developing a breastfeeding strategy for a PCT, health board or similar. The guide follows the process from the initial stages of putting together a steering committee and agreeing objectives through to working out interventions for the various […]

Alimentazione infantile nelle emergenze

L’alimentazione di lattanti e bambini piccoli nelle emergenze – Guida Operativa per personale di Primo Soccorso nelle emergenze e per i Direttori di progetto Scarica la Guida in formato A4 Scarica la Guida in formato libretto A5 La Guida in altre lingue (link esterno al sito dell’Emergency Nutrition Network) Per altri materiali sull’allattamento nelle emergenze […]

Strengthening and sustaining the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative: A course for decision-makers

BFHI Section 2: Strengthening and sustaining the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative: A course for decision-makers (2009) Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative: Revised, Updated and Expanded for Integrated Care

Infant and young child feeding: Model Chapter for textbooks for medical students and allied health professionals

Infant and young child feeding: Model Chapter for textbooks for medical students and allied health professionals This document brings together essential knowledge about infant and young child feeding that health professionals should acquire. It focuses on nutritional needs and feeding practices in children less than two years of age.

La condizione dell’infanzia nel mondo – Salute materna e neonatale

Il rapporto UNICEF 2009 “La condizione dell’infanzia nel mondo – Salute materna e neonatale” con un riassunto disponibile dal sito di EpiCentro

Indicators for Assessing Infant and Young Child Health

This document presents new and updated indicators to assess infant and young child feeding practices at household level. It is a follow-up to the 1991 document ‘Indicators for assessing breastfeeding practices’. New indicators for assessing feeding practices in children 6-23 months have been included. Indicators can be assessed through large-scale population-based surveys, including the Demographic […]