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Achievements

Since its inception, BPNI Maharashtra has been very successful in promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding. Some of our achievements are mentioned below.

BPNI had successfully organized eight Human lactation Management Workshops (funded by Unicef;), one in Deolali, three in Mumbai, one each in Amravati, Baramati, Gondia, and Bhuj in Gujarat. The ones in districts of Maharashtra were organized in association with local organizations.

CENTRAL BPNI MILESTONES

1991 Birth of BPNI
1992 Registered as society; celebrated WBW
1993 National commission for women meet on "infant foods and low"
1994 Made a member of NTF on BFHI
1995 Empowering women: National workshop
1996 IAP AGM resolution to refuse industry money
1997 Training of IMS Act monitors for north India
1998 NTF on amendments to the IMS Act.
1999 Research on newborn care and infant feeding in 13 states; WABA/
BPNI World Breastfeeding Week planning workshop for south Asian nations.
2000 WHO executive meeting.

BPNI MAHARASHTRA MILESTONES

1994 Birth of BPNI Maharashtra State Branch
1996 Launched the Mother Support group Initiative
1998 Trainers Workshop in Deolali
1999 Launched the Traditional Massage Women Project
2000 Registered as society
2001
Appointed as Technical advisor to the Government of Maharashtra on
Policy decisions on Child Nutrition; Adopted Thane District for reduction
of child mortality; Launched it's official website on August 1.

 


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