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World Breastfeeding Week 2018 Celebration Event (26 July 2018)

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 “Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life”. Breastfeeding offers the finest and the most natural nutrition for babies,... Read More

(2018-08-16)

World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Celebration Event (28 July 2017)

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

(2017-07-20)

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

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

(2016-08-27)

Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 2016

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

(2016-08-03)