A week of motherвЂ™s milk will be held in Azerbaijan from 1 to 7 October 2005 with organization support from the Azerbaijani Ministry of Health and Baku Office of UNICEF, Trend reports.
The event marked in 120 world countries targets the rehabilitation of feeding with mother milk, expansion of knowledge on physiological birth-giving. A series of events will be organized in Azerbaijan during the week. Thus, from 1 October enlightenment work will be conducted in the Republican Maternity Hospital, as well as 7 Maternity Houses based in Baku and 11 regions of the country.
The week will end with a roundtable, to be organized at the Health Ministry on 4 October with the representatives from the health and education systems, NGOs and public bodies.