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World Breastfeeding Congress – IYCF-E Resource Page

2 page handout outlining global IYCF-E resources, prepared by SafelyFed Canada and Save the Children Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies - WBC3 ResourceDownload

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Newsletter: Summer 2019

SFC-Newsletter-Summer-2019Download Women Deliver The 2019 Women Deliver Conference was held in Vancouver in June, with more than 8,000 people from 165+ countries attending – including heads of states, parliamentarians, academics, advocates and journalists. The global conference is held every three years and aims to coalesce political commitment and financial investment to fulfil Millennium Development Goal 5—reducing [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Feeding: Penny van Esterik (Guest Post)

June 2019 Dear Colleagues,                                                                          I am writing as a member of the Community Breastfeeding Collaborative of Guelph, as a founding member of WABA (World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action) and a current member of their International Advisory Board to provide you with a set of documents on infant feeding and climate action.  In the fall of [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newsletter: Spring 2019

Newsletter: Spring 2019Download Flooding in Eastern Canada Widespread flooding in Ontario, Quebec and parts of the Maritimes led to evacuations and multiple boil water and "do not consume" advisories this spring. At the request of local volunteers, SafelyFed Canada prepared a series of public messages for parents and caregivers, with resources in French and English. [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newsletter: Winter 2018/19

Newsletter: Winter 2018-19Download Athabasca Tribal Council releases Wildfire report The Athabasca Tribal Council released the "Rebuilding Resilient Indigenous Communities" report in October 2018, along with a video of the experiences and stories of community members during the May 2016 wildfire.  This ground-breaking report is the first of its kind in Canada as a comprehensive Indigenous-led [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The good, the bad and the ugly: silver linings from WHA71

This week, the story of how the United States obstructed the passage of a resolution on infant and young child feeding at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva in May 2018 hit the mainstream media. The SafelyFed Canada team attended the WHA in support of the side event we co-sponsored, which featured a screening [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Malnutrition Deeply: Moment of reckoning at WHA

June 7 2018 article from Malnutrition Deeply on the battle to keep science and public health ahead of corporate interests at the World Health Assembly.

By |June 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MyMcMurray today: Fort McMurray adopts emergency infant feeding policy

A May 29 2018 article on the wrap-up of phase 1 of the Wood Buffalo Infant Feeding in Emergencies Project.

By |May 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CBC News: Fort Mac Project

May 13 2018 article from the CBC, interviewing Jodine Chase on the rational and outcome of the Wood Buffalo Infant and Young Child Feeding Project, funded by a Red Cross Fort McMurray Wildfire Recovery Grant and headed by the Wood Buffalo Woman and Baby Care Association.

By |May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breastfeeding for the apocalypse, highlighting IYCFE January 17 2018 article in Corporate Knights magazine, highlighting three projects on which SafelyFed Canada staff and volunteers have assisted or consulted (Puerto Rico, Fort McMurray, Montreal).  

By |January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments