Breaking the Code: the legal loopholes harming UK mothers and babies

This month, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) laid bare the global picture of laws to promote and safeguard breastfeeding. The report shows the extent to which 195 countries have integrated guidance from the International Code of Marketing

Tackling child malnutrition in India’s largest slum

In central Mumbai, a stone’s throw from bustling Mahim Junction station, lies Asia’s second most populous slum. Sandwiched between the Western and Central railway lines and spanning just 2.39 square kilometres (that’s less than one square mile), Dharavi is home to somewhere between 800,000 and one million people. Daily life in

Our hunger for meat is bleeding the planet dry

Without a doubt, climate change is impacting negatively on the health of populations globally. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), climate change causes at least 150,000 deaths per year, a figure expected to double by 2030. Extreme weather events across the globe, such as droughts, storms and intense precipitation