Welcome!

The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) with the support of the Government of Brazil and public universities proudly host the Third World Breastfeeding Conference (3rd WBC) and the First World Complementary Feeding Conference (1st WCFC) together with the XV Brazilian Breastfeeding Meeting (XV ENAM) and the V Brazilian Healthy Complementary Feeding Meeting (V ENACS) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 11 to 15 November 2019.
These meetings will be preceded by the “Thousand Mothers Breastfeeding” promotion mass media event, on the 11th November.

The Conference will call for committed action and provide a platform for breastfeeding advocates, governments, scientists, civil society organizations, UN agencies, international organizations, research institutions, public interest groups, students, community health care workers, and other stakeholders to discuss and share experiences. It will provide an opportunity to review actions directed to scale up effective healthy infant feeding policies and recommendations.

The conference will address breastfeeding as a human right, emphasizing women’s rights, children’s rights, the right to healthy food and nutrition, and maternity protection, among other themes.

You are kindly invited to join the Conference, bringing your expertise as well as sharing your important work in the fields above.

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Marina Rea, Maria Ins C. Oliveira, Cristiano Boccolini, Ins Rugani, Fabiana Mllerand Marta Trejos



CONFLICT OF INTERESTS AND SPONSORSHIP POLICY OF ENAM ENACS WBC WCFC

The organizers follow the ethical policy of not accepting sponsorship from any source with conflict of interests like manufacturers of foods for infants and children, and related equipment. The Conference participants are therefore requested to follow the same policy while seeking funds or sponsorship for the conference.

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Note the
main dates


15

Jan

2019

First deadline for registrations at a discount value!
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Event Venues

PRE MEETING

UERJ - Maracan Campus

The State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) is one the leading universities in Brazil and Latin America. It has campi in 7 cities in the Rio de Janeiro State. The Maracan campus being the biggest.

São Francisco Xavier St., 524 - Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20550-900

THE MEETING

SulAmrica Convention Center

Inaugurated in July 2007, the SulAmrica Convention Center was designed with the objective of being a multipurpose space and aimed at meeting the demands of various sectors for the accomplishment of its events.
Central location, infrastructure and state-of-the-art technology are the hallmarks of the SulAmrica Convention Center, which is fully equipped to host national and international lectures, workshops, congresses, conventions and fairs.

Av. Paulo de Frontin, 1 - Cidade Nova, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20260-010

THOUSAND MOTHERS BREASTFEEDING

MAM Gardens

The Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural institutions in Brasil. It is located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, at the Parque do Flamengo, near the Santos Dumont airport.

Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 - Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20021-140