World Breastfeeding Week 2012 Press Conference Survey reveals over 80% of mothers breastfeed while conditions for exclusive breastfeeding have yet to be improved

Hong Kong, 28 July 2012 – The Department of Health, Hospital Authority and UNICEF Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hong Kong Association (BFHIHKA) joined hands to organise the annual press conference. At the press conference, results of the annual survey of BFHIHKA showed that over 80% of mothers initiated breastfeeding on discharged from hospitals. The rate […]

Horn of Africa crisis one year on – Famine reversed, countless lives saved, but situation of millions of women and children still grave

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NAIROBI/ HONG KONG, 20 July 2012 – A year ago today, the crisis in the Horn of Africa reached boiling point when the United Nations declared famine in two regions of southern Somalia. The extraordinary international support, coupled with favourable rains, helped save countless lives and reverse the famine. However, the crisis is far from […]