Released of 2008 WBTi India Report by Sh. Mani Shankar Aiyar,New Delhi 9 Dec. 2008

 

New Delhi 9 December 2008: Is India destined to fall short of its Millennium Development Goal 4 for reducing child mortality? The 2008 India Report on the State of Breastfeeding/infant feeding policy and programme trends in the country (http://worldbreastfeedingtrends.org/report/WBTi-India-Assessment-Repor-2008.pdf ), released by Sh. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Minister for Panchayati Raj, reveals the dismal state of support to women for breastfeeding and the lack of will to invest in this most effective intervention for saving newborn and infant lives and preventing early malnutrition. more>>