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August 1, 2008 - Press Release
HKI celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Freetown, Sierra Leone – Helen Keller International (HKI), in collaboration with UNICEF and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, celebrated this year’s World Breastfeeding Week in a ceremony that also introduced the National Protocol for the Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition. The First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, led the celebration; other dignitaries in attendance included the Honorable Minister of Health and Sanitation, Country Representatives from WHO and UNICEF, and the new Director of the Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) program who chaired the celebration.

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