Controversy over breastfeeding spews at WHO meeting


An international resolution promoting breastfeeding was at the center of negotiations between delegates from the United States and other countries during this year’s meeting of the World Health Assembly.

Some US delegates reportedly wanted to water down the resolution, while others wanted to maintain strong language, leading to a debate on the floor, seen in an online webcast.

In the end, “delegates at this year’s World Health Assembly unanimously renewed their commitment to invest and scale up nutrition policies and programmes to improve infant and young child feeding.

“We are not…

Source – Citizen TV