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WHO International Code of Marketing of Breast‑milk Substitutes

At the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 1981, 118 countries, including Australia, voted in favour
of the resolution (WHA 34.22) adopting the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the WHO Code). The main intention of the WHO Code is to improve maternal and child health and the WHO Code’s preamble affirms breastfeeding as an important part of this.

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Fact Sheet_WHO Code