Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding announcement and launch of the International Milk Composition (IMiC) Consortium
The University of Manitoba announced this week that Dr. Azad has received $6.5 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to assemble an international network for comprehensive description of the contents of human milk in relation to infant growth.
For the second time in a week, CTV hosted Dr. Azad to talk about her research on breast milk and breastfeeding, this time to introduce the IMiC Consortium (to see the clip, click here).
Dr. Azad was also interviewed by CBC and coverage of the announcement made the front page of the Winnipeg Free Press. (Please note: Subscription required to access article full-text. A scanned PDF of the article can be accessed by clicking here).
All in all a great week for breast milk research and breastfeeding awareness!
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