How to support world’s coordinating authority in setting global health norms

I have a friend who describes her experience wading through the pandemic as paralyzing.  In the first few weeks of the social distancing orders, she says she found herself just standing there at times, staring off into the distance with an utter sense of loss.  It’s a familiar feeling. Even with so much to be …

IBFAN attends Food Labelling Committee Session in effort to protect consumer health

My grandma proudly hands me a box of crackers. “It says all natural!” she exclaims. I turn over the box to uncover the product’s ingredient list. The crackers are, in fact, not all natural. It’s easy to fall victim to misleading food labeling. Patti Rundall, Policy Director Baby Milk Action, Global Advocacy IBFAN and IBFAN …

So much to celebrate #WBW2018 #NBM18

By now, you’ve heard the atrocious news about the U.S. Delegation to the World Health Assembly (WHA) undermining a global resolution aimed at supporting breastfeeding and threatening trade sanctions against Ecuador as originally reported by The New York Times. Stephan Colbert satirized the situation on The Late Show with Stephan Colbert. IBFAN’s Patti Rundall reports …