USAID Outlines 7 Ways Agency Supports Breastfeeding Globally
USAID/Medium: 7 Ways USAID Supports Breastfeeding
Kate Consavage, nutrition communications and knowledge management adviser in USAID’s Global Health Bureau, recognizes World Breastfeeding Week and discusses ways in which USAID supports the practice globally, including “1. Teaching families the benefits of breastfeeding … 2. Partnering with governments for long-term economic growth … 3. Building strong support systems … 4. Improving breastfeeding in health facilities … 5. Crunching numbers to track progress … 6. Helping moms provide for their children even in times of crises … [and] 7. Helping [USAID’s own] staff achieve their breastfeeding goals” (8/1).