Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Breastfeeding Promotion in Iran: Opportunities and Challenges

Naser Kalantari 1 , * and Arezoo Haghighian Roudsari 2
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1 Department of Community Nutrition, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: November 10, 2013, 4 (4); 165-6
  • Published Online: November 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: May 20, 2013
  • Accepted: August 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-12327

To Cite: Kalantari N, Haghighian Roudsari A. Breastfeeding Promotion in Iran: Opportunities and Challenges, J Compr Ped. 2013 ; 4(4):165-6. doi: 10.17795/compreped-12327.

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1. Introduction
2. The Plan History in Iran
3. Strength and Weakness Points and Opportunities
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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