International Perspectives on Infancy and Childhood Nutrition: Westat at 2019 Conference

What are the biological and socio-cultural factors in relation to maternal and child nutrition? The Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives conference,

June 10-12, 2019, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, United Kingdom, will spotlight these issues.

Westat staff (name in bold) will be on hand to share research on assessing compliance with the International Code of Marketing Breastmilk substitutes in 5 countries (Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Thailand, and Nigeria).

Brewer, B.K., Vij, V., Crossley, R., and Kauer, I. (Presentation). Compliance Status of Baby Food Product Labels to the World Health Organization’s Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes and National Regulations in Five Countries (Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Thailand, and Nigeria).

Brewer, B.K., Vij, V., Crossley, R., and Kauer, I. (Presentation). Evolving Media Monitoring Methodology to Assess Baby Food Manufacturers’ Compliance with the WHO’s International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes.

Brewer, B.K., Andrzejewski, C., Vij, V., Crossley, R., and Kauer, I. (Poster). Methodology, Results and Challenges in the Assessment of Baby Food Manufacturing Companies’ Compliance With the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and Relevant National Regulations in Five Countries.

This international, interdisciplinary conference is being organized by the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN), University of Central Lancashire. For more details, see the conference program.


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