WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK - 1ST - 7TH AUGUST
World Breastfeeding Week runs from 1st - 7th August. There are a range of resources available to help guide new mums through their first weeks of breastfeeding and beyond, providing help at any time of the day or night and complementing the support and advice from health care professionals and breastfeeding specialists:
Vaccines Save Lives
Protect your children - Measles vaccination alone prevented 20 million measles cases and 4,500 deaths in the UK.
After clean water, vaccination is the most effective public health intervention in the world. Vaccines save lives and promote good health. It's vital that everyone eligible gets vaccinated. Vaccines prevent 2-3 million deaths globally every year, if global vaccination coverage improved, this could increase by 1.5 million.