Brazil to Advise BRICS Partners on Milk Bank Projects

Units in over 20 countries act as breastfeeding support facilities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, November 18th, Angola will begin setting up a network of milk banks to assist mothers with children who are breastfeeding.

The country on the west coast of Africa is the 22nd to launch this initiative with the support and cooperation of Brazil, which initiated the implementation of milk banks in the mid-1980s and set up its own national network in 1998.

In Africa, the project is also operating in Cape Verde and Mozambique. It is also present in 17 Latin American countries and two European countries - Portugal and Spain.

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