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90% of 6-12 months old receive inadequate iron
Understanding science behind infant and toddler nutrition
Antibodies in breast milk help shape infants’ gut bacteria and immunity
Top 3 questions – Flu vaccination & pregnancy with Professor Alison McMillan
Prime Minister’s Science Prizes showcase New Zealanders ‘inspiring tomorrow’
Mums returning to work at council supported with new breastfeeding space
Further decline in prevalence of obesity in 4-year-olds
Amid war in Ukraine, Europe and Central Asia discuss ways of ensuring food security and transforming agrifood systems
PharmaAdvice: Why and how of reporting adverse drug reactions
Top 3 questions – COVID treatments, close contact rules & COVIDSafe aged care visits
Surgical training negatively impacting family relationships
New tool to calculate value of breastfeeding
WHO reveals shocking extent of exploitative formula milk marketing
Midwife shortage putting expectant mothers and babies at risk
Telethon grants give boost to children’s health research
WHO urges quality care for women and newborns in critical first weeks after childbirth
Multitasking mum pens debut novel in iPhone while breastfeeding
World Obesity Day 2022 – Accelerating action to stop obesity
WHO updates its treatment guidelines to include molnupiravir
CARE Statement: Conflict escalation in Ukraine
More than half of parents and pregnant women exposed to aggressive formula milk marketing – WHO, UNICEF
Antibiotics affects gut microbes of newborns
Lack of fuel prevents distribution of critically-needed medical supplies in Tigray region
Multilateral Diplomacy – Building capacities in area of gender, women’s leadership and mentoring
Australian employers paying up for mums and dads on parental leave
Newborn infection linked with later infections
Australians With One Of Most Agressive Forms Of Blood Cancer Have New PBS Listed Treatment Option
Novavax Covid vaccine to be available in coming weeks
ATAGI statement on use of Novavax Covid vaccine
TGA provisionally approves two oral Covid treatments, molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir + ritonavir
Heatwave health warning
Prepare to beat heat
Though still low in Europe and Central Asia, hunger rates worsened by pandemic impacts
WHO accelerates work on nutrition targets with new commitments
Call to accelerate study of new drugs for HIV in pregnant and breastfeeding women
How to talk to children about getting their vaccine: University of Toronto’s Jean Wilson shares advice
New National Awareness Campaign on risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy launched
Breastfeeding short courses aim to help mums and babies
Protecting Victorians from Labor’s lockdowns
Another generation at risk in failing child protection system
Study shows how to debunk health misinformation
Science and pseudoscience of food allergy and intolerance testing
Grant support for crucial health and medical research 4 November
Children dying from starvation in Kabul as ‘unprecedented’ food crisis leaves almost 14 million Afghan children hungry
High risk of malnutrition in conflict zones as food prices soar
Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of type 1 diabetes
Sparking curiosity for Children’s Week
New evidence on how breastmilk prevents food allergies