U.S. Opposition to Breastfeeding Resolution: Don’t be surprised, do be concerned


Department of Population and Public Health Sciences

Publish date

July 27, 2018


Following a recent story in The New York Times, there has been widespread news coverage of actions by American officials to undermine a resolution on breastfeeding at the recent World Health Assembly, held at the United Nations in Geneva in May.

While shocking, this doesn’t come as a surprise, writes Laura Ferguson, associate director of the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health and assistant professor of preventive medicine. 

Why? Read the op-ed »

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