Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)

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The aim of the BFHI is to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding within health facilities.

Started in 1992/3 in 4 healthcare facilities.

Nineteen (19) government and private health facilities across the country have been trained on lactation management.

All 19 health facilities have developed their own facility breastfeeding policy.

All health facilities involved are currently implementing the initiative.