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INFACT Canada Breastfeeding Conference and Pre-conference Workshop Early Bird Deadline

Deadline September 30, 2016

INFACT Canada is pleased to bring Dr. Auchalee Palmquist to Canada to deliver the first ever workshops on infant and young child feeding in emergencies. Infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) is a key component of emergency and community planning for every
community, large or small. Emergencies in developed countries have received relatively little attention until now and large gaps exist in policy and planning for keeping our youngest and most vulnerable citizens safe.

Toronto, Ontario
October 27 and 28, 2016

You should attend this workshop, if you:

  • Have responsibility for emergency planning in your community or facility
  • Are currently BFI-designated, working towards BFI or planning to (emergency preparedness is an assessment indicator under Step 10)
  • Want to learn about the gaps in IYCF-E policy and practice in Canada.

Join us  learn how emergencies increase the risk to infants and young children, how pre-existing social determinants of health amplify risks to infants in emergencies, the common myths surrounding stress and breastfeeding and how to support families during and after
emergencies.

Early bird ends September 30 at midnight: don't miss out!

Attendance is capped at 30 participants at each workshop:  http://breastfeedingconference.com/workshops/.

For more information, visit the conference website or email info@infactcanada.ca.