The Breastfeeding Taboo

We live in a world where there is a Normalize Breastfeeding movement. A breastfeeding emoji is still awaiting approval. Babies everywhere are being told they shouldn’t eat or drink in public! Breastfeeding is the best place for babies to find nourishment, packed with all the natural nutrients they need to develop. But female objectification means breastfeeding in many Western countries remains taboo. The barriers…

WHO & GNH Maternal Nutrition report

As a World Health Organization collaboration center, our staff and students are passionate about reporting on the pressing issues in public health and nutrition. This month, GNH students, staff and interns co-authored the latest on ‘Good Maternal Nutrition’ alongside the WHO Regional Office for Europe. 

Tales from Tokyo

The University of Tokyo chose to fly one of our international students to their Inaugral Symposium to share her experience of studying abroad. But Japan had far more to share with her than she was expecting.