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01.10.2013 UNICEF / WHO gave the Hospital "Verdi Cevallos" the award "Baby Friendly Hospital"

posted Feb 19, 2014, 10:01 AM by Javier Mora   [ updated Dec 17, 2014, 9:53 AM by Xa Freda ]
Thursday January 10, 2013, the Provincial Hospital Dr. Verdi Cevallos Balda Portoviejo was accredited as "Baby Friendly Hospital" by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF).
The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Initiative is an international strategy for the promotion of breastfeeding and infant nutrition in nursing homes, delivering a distinction to hospitals that meet a pro Decalogue promotion practices.

The Hospital Verdi Cevallos Balda, to be recognized, was rigorously evaluated by Dr. Vilma Chavez Pop and Michel Guinand, delegates UNICEF. "We are pleased with the seen, but it is still a constant work to be not faint" stressed Chavez to complete the examination.

The nursing home, for seven months has: Breastfeeding Committee, Club Support Breastfeeding Human Milk Bank, breastfeeding policies, among others; ensuring that the institution provides comprehensive care in the field.

The distinction reached the hospital guarantee inclusion in the global context of practice for child nutrition.