Thirty-fourth session

WPR/RC34.R18

Infant and Young Child Nutrition

         The Regional Committee,

         Recalling resolutions WHA33.32, WHA34.32, WHA34.22, WHA35.26, WPR/RC32.R11 and WPR/RC33.R16;

         Having reviewed the report on action taken in the field of infant and young child nutrition and on the status of implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes in Member States of the Western Pacific Region;*

  1. URGES Member States to continue to give increased attention to national efforts for the improvement of infant and young child nutrition, including suitable measures to give effect to the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes;
  2. REQUESTS the Regional Director to cooperate particularly in the exchange of information and in training and research activities.

* WPR/RC34/11, Add.1, Corr.1 and Corr.2

09 September 1983


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