A BrEaST start in life: addressing social inequalities and supporting breastfeeding through inclusion activities

The project aims to establish an optimal environment for supporting breastfeeding with the cooperation of key stakeholders. The project aims to identify the social, economic, cultural and other determinants of breastfeeding practices among women in Cyprus through research. Based on the results and with the co-operation of key stakeholders educational activities, an awareness campaign will be organized tackling the areas of weakness. The networking and civic engagement activities will aim to disseminate results and achieve sustainable impact of the actions on the community as a whole with special attention to vulnerable and under serviced groups. The partners play complimentary roles in this partnership, the first as an NGO with years of experience in community work and the second as an academic establishment with research knowledge and a crucial role in educating the health professionals.
Start Year: 
2014
End Year: 
2015