WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Training Materials

BFHI Section 1: Background and implementation

offers new approaches for country and hospital implementation, emphasizing sustainability and options for expansion and integration. In addition, significant changes have been made to the training materials.

BFHI Section 2: Strengthening and sustaining the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative

has been updated to focus on the revised BFHI materials, includes new research results and offers guidance for implementing BFHI in settings of high HIV prevalence.

BFHI Section 3: Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in a Baby-friendly Hospital, a 20-hour course for maternity staff

has updated technical information and additional clinical practice sessions and includes an emphasis on supportive practices during labour and birth, skin-to-skin contact, preparation for discharge, HIV considerations, and working towards Baby-Friendly status. It corresponds to a 20-hour course for training facility staff (clinical and non-clinical).

BFHI Section 4: Hospital self-appraisal and monitoring

includes the revised Global Criteria, a strengthened self-appraisal tool and a range of monitoring tools for consideration.

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Κεφάλαιο 4: Αυτοαξιολόγηση και παρακολούθηση του νοσοκομείου