Mukuria-Ashe, Altrena, Alyssa Klein, Charlotte Block, et al. Maternal and Child Nutrition, September 2022

To institutionalize the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, systematic coordination, effective communication about national policies and plans, performance monitoring, and multi-sectoral advocacy to secure national and local commitment and funding are all important. Technical assistance should support hospital practices, procedures, and management and strive to understand provider and health system motivations.