Rights Protection Association “CLARITAS XXI:(IBFAN Georgian Group)
is committed to defending the rights of all children by ensuring
safe and adequate healthcare for mothers and their children in not
only Georgia but throughout the former Soviet Union countries. In
order to uphold this vision, CLARITAS strives to continue to be one
of the leaders in children and women’s healthcare by expanding its
modern and innovative methods of reproductive health and family
planning counselling, Pediatric training, monitoring and evaluation,
community education programs, and legislation reform efforts. By
building a strong network with the local community, government, and
international organizations, CLARITAS hopes to make baby-friendly
delivery rooms, reintegration of disabled children, and healthy
start for children a reality for all.
“CLARITAS” almost every year
conducts WBW in assistance with UNICEF.
This year “CLARITAS” has planned to celebrate WBW in October 1-7. The WBW
topic will be Code Watch 25 years of protecting breastfeeding. In the
frames of WBW it is purposed the following activities to be fulfilled.
Preparation of Press Release on
the orientation of 2006 WBW activities.
make announcement of the theme of WBW to encourage interested individuals
and organization to participate in the events.
To highlight to the press/TV
about the Code and Georgian Law and WBW.
Spreading of the breastfeeding
message to the public. Dissemination of leaflets, brochures, posters.
Involvement of NGO Regional
Networks in WBW celebrating process by organizing the appropriate
Arrangement of the conference,
where the representatives of governmental structures, international and
local non-governmental organizations, stakeholders, authorities,
administrational representatives of designated baby-friendly hospitals and
mass-media will be invited. The conference will also be attended by
breastfeeding mothers and babies. Within the conference the presentation
on Code/Law monitoring results with examples of violations will be made to
explain how they undermine breastfeeding. During the conference the award
ceremony will take place of the Maternity Houses which gained the
baby-friendly hospital title on the result of 2005 conducted assessment.