Promotion of breastfeeding in countries wishing to join the European Union : analysis of national activities for the promotion of breastfeeding / written by Joceline Pomerleau
AbstractA questionnaire on national activities for the promotion of breastfeeding was sent to those countries wishing to join the European Union in January 2003. Participating countries included: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and the Slovak Republic. The purpose of the questionnaire was to gather information on the work that is currently being done in each of the countries regarding the promotion of breastfeeding. The information will be used to produce a breastfeeding policy document to accompany the First Action Plan for Food and Nutrition Policy, WHO European Region, 2000 - 2005
Pomerleau, Joceline & World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (2003). Promotion of breastfeeding in countries wishing to join the European Union : analysis of national activities for the promotion of breastfeeding / written by Joceline Pomerleau. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/107525
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