Breastfeeding: A Public Health Priority

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Today Thursday 19th April 2018 in London, the Institute of Health Visiting, the Royal Society for Public Health, and the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) UK Working Group, are convening a conference entitled “Breastfeeding: A Public Health Priority”. The conference will be bringing together recommendations for action to improve integrated infant feeding support services for families, who are currently facing … Read More

Speaker Bio: Chrishanthy Jayarajah

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Dr. Chrishanthy Jayarajah. MBBS, MRCPSPSYCH, DFSRH is a Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist working at Barnet Liaison Psychiatry service, North London and is to lead a newly commissioned PMH service in NW London. During her core training she worked at the National OCD/BDD Inpatient Unit at Springfield Hospital, SW London, which sparked her ongoing interest and research into OCD. She is particularly … Read More

Speaker Bio: Zainab Yate

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Zainab Yate. BSc, MSc, Doctoral Student has a Medical Ethics & Law (Imperial College, MSc) background and her doctorate research is in Bioethics. Her working background is in Public Health and commissioning within the NHS. She is Alt. Vice Chair and named qualitative lead of the North London Research Ethics Committee, with the Health Research Authority in the UK (HRA). … Read More

Speaker Bio: Professor Simon Murch

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Professor Murch is Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at Warwick Medical School. Before taking up this post, he was Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, London. His clinical interests include paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), coeliac disease, food allergy and complex inherited enteropathies. He was the leader of the international … Read More

Speaker Bio: Jennifer Thomas

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Dr. Jennifer Thomas MD, MHP, IBCLC, FABM is a American paediatrician and breastfeeding medicine specialist at Aurora Healthcare in Franklin, Wisconsin. She received her MD from MCW in 1993, her MPH in 2011 and became an IBCLC in 2003. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (FABM) for her expertise on breastfeeding. She currently serves on the … Read More

Speaker Bio: Nancy Mohrbacher

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Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, began working with breastfeeding families in 1982 as a peer support counsellor and became an IBCLC in 1991. From 1993 to 2003 she founded and maintained a large private lactation practice around Chicago, USA. In 2008 the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) officially recognised her contributions to the field of breastfeeding by awarding her the designation … Read More

Specialist training day: Protecting Infants in Emergencies in the Developed World

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  LCGB in collaboration with Safely Fed Canada, are pleased to announce a training day on 4th December in Islington, North London, for commissioners and frontline workers from Public Health, Local Resilience Forums, emergency planners, infant feeding leads, health visitors and midwives working with vulnerable populations and refugees, and all other interested parties including peer supporters, on Protecting Infants in Emergencies in the … Read More

Infant & Young Child Feeding in Emergencies in a Developed World Context

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LCGB in collaboration with Safely Fed Canada, are pleased to announce a training day on 4th December in Islington, North London, for commissioners and frontline workers from Public Health, Local Resilience Forums, emergency planners, infant feeding leads, specialist health visitors and midwives working with vulnerable populations and refugees, and all other interested parties including peer supporters, on Infant and Young … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Carol Williams

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Carol Williams

Carol Williams Public Health Nutritionist and Infant Feeding Specialist Senior Lecturer: Health Promotion and Public Health, University of Brighton, UK Co-director: Infant Feeding Consortium community interest company (IFCcic) Carol Williams is a Public Health Nutritionist and infant feeding specialist with a long and varied experience of working on food and health issues in the UK and internationally, primarily in the … Read More