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BVI Zonta Club Donates To The BVIHSA Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

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The BVI Zonta Club donated$1500.00 to support the BVIHSA with the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative that was implemented and announced by the Minister of Health and Social Development the Hon.Ronnie.W. Skelton this year.

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a worldwide programme of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), launched in 1991. The initiative is a global effort for improving the role of maternity services to enable mothers to breastfeed babies for the best start in life. It aims at improving the care of pregnant women, mothers  and  newborns  at  health facilities  that  provide  maternity  services  for  protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding.

Zonta International–BVI Zonta Club is an organisation with focuses on improving the legal, political, economic, educational health, professional status of women at the global and local levels through service and advocacy.

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