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Midwifery conference is criticised over formula milk sponsors

ݮƵ 2024; 384 doi: (Published 08 February 2024) Cite this as: ݮƵ 2024;384:q345
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The ݮƵ

Organisers of the British Journal of Midwifery’s annual conference, which is set to take place in March, have been criticised for accepting sponsorship from formula milk companies, something that the World Health Organisation advises against.

Three companies that market formula milk (Aptamil, Kendamil, and Nestlé) are sponsoring the conference and have each been given a 40 minute slot during the one day conference programme.1

Campaigners and researchers have raised concerns, especially in light of ongoing criticisms of the …

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