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…

What Does it Mean to be a WHO Collaborating Centre?

It was with a mixture of pride and pleasure that Metropolitan’s international Bachelor Programme in Global Nutrition and Health (GNH) was recently redesignated as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHO CC) for a two-year period (2014-2015) following its initial designation in 2010. This means GNH will continue to be part of a global network comprising 80…