A Global Breastfeeding Collective Webinar in Support of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement on January 30th and 31st to be held in English, French and Spanish.
To RSVP to the Webinars please click in the links below:
January 30 (Wednesday)
• Webinar 1 (English): Asia 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (CET) > http://bit.ly/breastfeeding2019rsvp1
• Webinar 2 (English): Africa 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (CET) > http://bit.ly/breastfeeding2019rsvp2
January 31 (Thursday)
• Webinar 3 (Français): Africa 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (CET) > http://bit.ly/breastfeeding2019rsvp4
• Webinar 4 (Español): Latin America 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (CET) > http://bit.ly/breastfeeding2019rsvp3
Breastfeeding benefits everyone. Breastfeeding acts as a baby’s first vaccine, providing antibodies that give babies everywhere a critical boost. It promotes cognitive development in children, which leads to higher educational achievement and greater earnings in adulthood. Breastfeeding reduces the burden of childhood illnesses such as diarrhea and pneumonia—two of the leading causes of deaths in children under age 5 globally — lowering health care costs and creating healthier families. Breastfeeding is also important for mothers, protecting and improving their health.
Many SUN member countries have made considerable progress to protect, promote and support breastfeeding, but more needs to be done. Organised by the SUN Movement Secretariat and the Global Breastfeeding Collective, this webinar will:
Government or partner organisations are invited to consider using the webinars as a way to bring nutrition stakeholders from government, civil society and other arenas together by hosting in-person gatherings of participants.
For connecting to the webinar, Webex links will be shared closer to the date. For updates and background information, please visit:http://bit.ly/breastfeeding2019