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Oct 30, 2019
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India to adopt Brazil model of human milk bank: Ashwini Kumar Choubey

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The Centre has set a target of ensuring at least 70 per cent infants to have access to breast milk by the year 2025. The Target will subsequently be increased to 100 per cent. India has taken inspiration from  Brazil's success in the field of human milk bank decided to adopt a similar model in creating a wide network of human milk banks.

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey told media in New Delhi after returning from BRICS Health Ministers' Conference in Brazil, Mr Choubey said, member countries have decided to take coordinated efforts to reduce infant mortality rate, increase the access of breast milk to the infants and ensuring affordable medicine to all.

Issues like primary health coverage, reduction of infant mortality, vaccination, availability of affordable medicines, Tuberculosis and universal health coverage dominated  the deliberations in the Conference.

The minister said, the member countries appreciated India's Ayushman Bharat scheme for universal health coverage. 

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