IBFAN worries about WHO funding changes

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IBFAN worries about WHO funding changes
Fri, 01-25-2013 - 6:22pm

http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/01/25/governments-put-whos-independence-at-heart-of-reform-debate/

The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) issued a “stark warning” about one of the applicants called the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).  According to IBFAN’s press release, “GAIN is a new type of public private entity which works to open up markets for its 600 partner companies (including Danone the world’s largest baby food company, Mars, Pepsi, and Coca Cola).”

“IBFAN is concerned and has evidence that GAIN is actively undermining governments’ attempts to implement WHA Resolutions on infant and young child feeding,” the press release stated.