World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Celebration Event (28 July 2017)

Date: 2017-07-20 

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually in the first week of August in more than 170 countries, aiming to bring worldwide awareness of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding. The theme for this year is "Sustaining Breastfeeding Together", with the goal to promote sustaining breastfeeding by promulgating multi-sectorial collaboration and... Read More

Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Baby-Friendly Hospital Designation Ceremony (27 August 2016)

Date: 2016-08-27

Congratulations to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for having become the first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Hong Kong! This achievement marks an important milestone in Hong Kong’s odyssey towards reviving the breastfeeding culture. In the past few years, we are delighted to witness positive changes in the social environment which has become more... Read More

Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 2016

Date: 2016-08-03

The Department of Health, in collaboration with the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hong Kong Association (BFHIHKA), the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) and the Hospital Authority, held an event on 30 July 2016 to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2016 and promote public awareness of supporting breastfeeding. WBW... Read More

World Breastfeeding Week 2015

Date: 2015-08-07

The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the Food and Health Bureau and Department of Health unveiled initiatives to help mothers in Hong Kong sustain breastfeeding through a campaign entitled ‘Say Yes to Breastfeeding’ at the World Breastfeeding Week celebration on 4th August, 2015. A local study has revealed that... Read More

World Breastfeeding Week 2014

Date: 2014-08-07

  This year, the Department of Health, the Hospital Authority and UNICEF Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hong Kong Association join hands to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week 2014 by organizing a video competition to promote breastfeeding. The organizers held World Breastfeeding Week 2014 Celebration Event on 26 July. Results of the... Read More