Implementation of the technical guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to policies and programmes to reduce and eliminate preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age

1 July 2016
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
To the HRC at its 33rd session, September 2016


The present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/14, provides an overview of activities undertaken to implement the technical guidance since its adoption. It analyses issues that require further attention from a human rights perspective, including in relation to the newborn child, the quality of care in the delivery of health services for children and the marketing of breast-milk substitutes. It makes a number of recommendations for the Council to remain seized of the matter.

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