IYCN at Africa Forum 2009

Join the Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project at Africa Forum 2009

Mangochi, Malawi, June 21-26, 2009

The IYCN Project will join local and international NGOs, public health and development organizations, and policymakers in Malawi for this year’s Africa Forum: Sharing Integrated Solutions for HIV/AIDS & Food Insecurity. We will participate in the following interactive sessions:  

Helping HIV-positive Mothers Make Good Infant Feeding Choices

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Dr. Hortense Angoran-Bénié, IYCN Country Coordinator, Cộte d’Ivoire, will facilitate this skills-building workshop on the risks and benefits of breastfeeding versus formula feeding for HIV-positive mothers and their infants. Learn more.

Back to Basics: Optimizing Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of HIV/AIDS

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Makatleho Masoabi, IYCN Country Coordinator, Lesotho, will participate in this panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for strengthening basic infant and young child feeding practices. Ms. Masoabi will present her experience developing a multisectoral approach to improve infant feeding in Lesotho. Learn more. 

Please visit the IYCN website to learn more about our participation in Africa Forum 2009 and other upcoming events.

Please visit the Project Concern International website for information on Africa Forum 2009.


Photos: PATH/Christine Demmelmaier

Use of these images does not indicate or imply HIV status.