Hospitals in Latin America and the Caribbean / Humberto M. Novaes
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Ville de Goyet, Claude de (1996)
Novaes, Humberto de Moraes (1990)
The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean: Current status, challenges, and opportunities Pan American Health Organization (2016)The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with the goal of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities that provide maternity services. Breastfeeding is associated with short- and long-term health benefits for both mother and child. For the mother, this includes prevention of breast and ovarian cancers, and some cardiovascular diseases. For children, the benefits include reduced morbidity and mortality, ...