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Reporter Conversation: Zambian Government Promotes Breastfeeding With New Proposal

July 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
In the Matero Township (CQ) of Lusaka, Zambia, Pamela Ndalama (CQ) breastfeeds her baby Katie. Ndalama says she supports the law on Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes, as their she believes advertising such products would be telling mothers that it is the best option for babies.
(Prudence Phiri, GPJ Zambia)

Join Global Press Journal Senior Reporter in Zambia Prudence Phiri for a discussion about how working mothers in Zambia are responding to the government's new proposal that promotes early exclusive breastfeeding. The Zambian government is proposing to broaden the current ban on formula and other breastmilk substitutes to include infant foods. Juxtaposed with conversations in...

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