Supporting Mothers Around the World to Breastfeed their Babies: Insights from Implementation and Advocacy Research in Asia and Africa
Dr. Purnima Menon MSc, PhD
Senior Director for Food and Nutrition Policy, CGIAR;
Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute
- Understand the importance of breastfeeding for infant health in low and middle income countries.
- Understand the challenges to effective breastfeeding, including the role of marketing of infant formula.
- Understand, from randomized trials, implementation research and advocacy research, the role of programs and policies to support mothers and families.