Forums and Commitees

About the Infant and Young Child Feeding Working Group (Ministry of Health)

The WG meets on a monthly basis at the National Mother & Child Health
Centre in Phnom Penh.
The main aims of the group include:
- Provide technical advice, based on scientific best practice, aimed at
supporting, promoting, protecting optimum breast feeding & complementary
feeding practices.

- Ensure coordinated approach to planning, implementation, monitoring &
evaluation of strategies & activities.

- Initiate & support opportunities for working with other ministries &
organisations to integrate IYCF strategies into existing services &
incorporation into new programmes.

- To use government Public Investment Plan (PIP) funding as first priority
while also developing funding proposals to continue & expand programmes.

- Facilitate dissemination of information on workplans, policies, codes &
guidelines to relevant MoH departments  (including Provincial and
Operational District departments), other Ministries, organisations & working

- Ensure effective & equitable use of resources & prioritisation of breast
feeding & other IYCF activities, according to people's needs, community
empowerment, affordability & sustainability.

contact Person

Name:Madam Svay Sary, IYCF Coordinator
Address:National Nutrition Programme, National Mother & Child Health Centre, French Street, Phnom Penh.
Tel:023 428 388

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