We do not partner\ collaborate\ take support from any Company\ Organization\ Individuals which would violate the IMS Act in India or violate the IMS Code or concerned WHO\UNICEF Conventions\ Guidelines\ Recommendations & Regulations. We also extend this prohibition to manufacturers\distributors\retailers of any baby products like Baby Oils\ Powders\ Diapers or anybody with conflict of interest in Child Health & Nutrition.

We have extensively partnered over last 2 decades with the Government of Maharashtra & UNICEF Maharashtra for IYCN Trainings, Advocacy, Promotion & Policy Development. Many of our innovative projects would not have been possible without this collaboration. We are indebted to them.

Large number of IYCN trainings have also been conducted in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Bihar in collaboration with the respective State Government & UNICEF Offices. We are thankful to them.

IYCN Counselling in Municipal Institutes/Maternity Homes & Wadia Hospitals was possible due to collaboration with these entities and the concerned Institutional Faculty Partners with support from UNICEF Mumbai, Aarti Foundation & Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children. We are grateful to these partners.

We are obliged to ‘The Mother & Child Health & Education Trust’ for supporting & building the website breastcrawl.org for dissemination of the ‘Breastcrawl Video’ and dossier in multiple languages.

Our gratitude to MBPC (Mumbai Breastfeeding Promotion Committee) & TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) Innovation Lab for involving us as scientific partners for the android app ‘ShishuPoshan’.

IBCLC Training Workshops (96 Hours) became feasible due to support from LTMG (Sion) Hospital, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children & BYL Nair Hospital with Support from UNICEF Maharashtra.

We would especially mention YASHADA (Pune) for their support to conduct diverse types of IYCN trainings.

In collaboration with MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai), we could complete the ambitious project of BFHI Assessment & Training of 27 Municipal Maternity Homes in Mumbai in a short span of 1 month.

Some of our core faculty members in their individual capacity have been closely associated with WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action), LLLI (La Leche League International), ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association) & IBLCE (International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners).

Following were the International Visitors to BPNI Maharashtra

  • Dr. Felicity Savage, Institute of Child Health, London
  • Ma Ines Fernandez, Founder, Arugaan, Philippines
  • Ms. Rebecca Magalhaes, Director, External Relations & Advocacy Department, LLLI (La Leche League International)
  • Ms. Karolyn Vaughan, Regional Director (Asia Pacific & Africa), IBLCE
  • Ms. Debonnet Serena, BFHI Coordinator, Belgium

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