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27 November 2006

International campaign aims to save Philippines baby milk marketing law - and infant lives

Author: Baby Milk Action

The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) [for breast milk marketing in the Philippines] were signed off...in May 2006...However, the Regulations were soon challenged in court by the Pharmaceutical and Health Care Association of the Philippines ...

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27 November 2006

Supreme Court Debates Pay-Discrimination [USA]

Author: Mark Sherman, AP

Employees must complain about pay discrimination within six months or forfeit their claim, the Supreme Court was told Monday in a case closely watched by companies and civil rights groups... Lilly Ledbetter sued Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., claiming...

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23 November 2006

Philippines: Multinationals lobby against new baby milk marketing law - stance threatens infant lives, say health activists

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23 November 2006

[Philippines] Gov't stands firm on revised IRR [Implementing Rules and Regulations] of "Milk Code"

Author: Miriam P. Aquino, Philippine Information Agency

Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III...stood firm on defending the Philippine government as well as the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Executive Order 51, otherwise known as the Milk Code...In a letter endorsed to...

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13 November 2006

Breastfeeding advocates form consolidated action against formula companies [Philippines]

Author: UNICEF

International advocacy groups and a new local coalition of breastfeeding support groups will begin to coordinate efforts to end unethical infant formula marketing in the Philippines... The Philippine government is currently facing immense pressure from...

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13 November 2006

Philippines: UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Food denounces ad campaign for infant formula - says it manipulates WHO & UNICEF data without regard for mothers' & children's health

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