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Upcoming course – Breastfeeding: advocacy and practice

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and the Infant Feeding Consortium are organizing a course for doctors, midwives and other senior health professionals in South East Asia. The course Breastfeeding: Advocacy and Practice will take place in Penang, Malaysia, from 19 to 31 October 2015.

This is a 2-week in-depth training course on breastfeeding and related aspects of young child feeding.  It aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge needed for coordinated action on breastfeeding in the region. The course is specially designed for professionals from the region who are responsible nationally or locally for:

  • Clinical care of mothers and infants
  • Teaching short courses
  • Pre-service curricula for health professionals
  • Advocacy and policy development
  • Implementation of programmes such as the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).

Click here to download brochure with more information on the course, including fees and registration.