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Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Food

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Women and health

  • Population:
  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women
  • Geographic scope: International
    Millennium Development Goals:
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1995
    Organizational structure: The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is governed by a board of directors. The board consists of twelve directors and five officers. The board has entered into a contractual relationship with a management company, Membership Management Services Inc, to conduct its business activities and implement programs and policies established by the board. The term of the contract is for three years. Most of the management activities are conducted in close collaboration with committees whose members are drawn primarily from the board.
    Number and type of members: 379 members. All members are physicians, they can be from any country, and specialty.
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
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