IBME organizes the WHO co-sponsored "International Expert Consultation on the Donation and Use of Human Milk", Zurich July 8-9, 2019.

The first 'International Expert Consultation on the Donation and Use of Human Milk (Human Milk Banking)', Co-sponsored by the WHO and organized by the IBME has taken place in Zurich on July 8. and 9. 2019. 

Experts from around the world in fields related to milk and tissue banking, nutrition, and maternal and child health, as well regulators and patient advocates, met over 2 days at the Kameha Grand Hotel to discuss the current state of milk banking across the globe, knowledge gaps, and challenges in the field, the need for global guidance and recommendations for steps that could be taken at the international level.

The IBME was represented by Prof. Nikola Biller-Andorno, Dr. Mirriam Tyebally Fang and Dr. Valerie Lucyx.

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Giovanni Spitale

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