Nutrition Sri Lanka

Infant and Young Child Feeding Programme Review:Case Study

This case study is part of a review of infant feeding programmes which was conducted as a joint effort between UNICEF’s Nutrition Section and the Academy for Educational Development (AED), in order to understand the factors that influenced breastfeeding programme outcomes, distil general lessons learned from the experience of these countries and make recommendations for programming on infant and young child feeding. The review included detailed individual case studies from six countries, as well as a consolidated report which draws upon these case studies. The six countries are Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Benin, the Philippines and Uzbekistan, chosen to represent a range of regions and diverse scenarios in terms of breastfeeding programming efforts and outcomes.

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