Dr. Arun Gupta MD FIAP
Member-Prime Minister's Council on India's Nutrition Challenges,
Regional Coordinator- IBFAN Asia,Co-Chair- IBFAN Global Council,
Chair, global Breastfeeding Initiative for Child Survival(gBICS)
Convener-Alliance Against Conflict of Interest(AACI),
BP-33, Pitampura | Delhi- 110034
Email id : arun@ibfanasia.org, arun.ibfan@gmail.com
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Articles

2017

No, India is not a ‘breastfeeding nation’. But it badly needs to be one
Caught between unsupportive health workers and an unethical baby food industry, new mothers are being dissuaded from breastfeeding.
https://scroll.in , Jan.19 , 2017

 

2016

 

This Delhi NGO Has Been Fighting Baby Food Brands & Promoting Breastfeeding across Asia for 25 Years

www.thebetterindia.mco, Oct. 4, 2016
Breastfeeding rates can go up only if we invest in policy and programmes’ http://currenthealthscenario.blogspot.in/, Aug. 12, 2016
BREASTFEEDING THE CHILD, A biological norm and a sustainable nectar-providing exercise Woman’s Era , May 2016

Breastfeeding practice , at its low in India

www.governancetoday.co.in, March 2016
As in the case of Swachh Bharat, India needs concerted action to beat malnutrition
INDIA: Ad-hoc action will perpetuate child malnutrition http://www.humanrights.asia/opinions/columns/AHRC-ETC-006-2015 , February 12, 2016

 

2015

   
INDIA: Ad-hoc action will perpetuate child malnutrition http://www.humanrights.asia/opinions/columns/AHRC-ETC-006-2015 , February 12, 2016
A fox building a chicken coop? World Health Organization reform: Health for All, or more corporate influence?
Arun Gupta, Lída Lhotská
http://www.policyforum.net/, December, 2015
Infant nutrition: A must to steer India’s nutrition agenda
http://www.financialexpress.com/, December 9, 2015
Time for a National Program to Curb Declining Practice of Breastfeeding
http://governancetoday.co.in/ , September 14, 2015
‘Breastfeeding rates can go up only if we invest in policy and programmes’
Express Health Care, August 11, 2015
Conflict of interest in public health: should there be a law to prevent it?
Arun Gupta, Radha Holla, Shoba Suri
Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, June 4, 2015
Investing in Breastfeeding – The World Breastfeeding Costing Initiative -
Radha Holla, Alessandro Iellamo, Arun Gupta, Julie P Smith, Jai Prakash Dadhich

International Breastfeeding Journal Sample, February 23, 2015

 

 


2014

Manipulation by Association Is the Private Sector Undermining Nutrition?
Arun Gupta, J P Dadhich, Navdeep Singh Khaira, Radha Holla

Economic & Political Weekly (EPW ), July 26, 2014 vol xlIX 18 no 30

 

 


2013

Let's not be silent about breast-feeding,
Devex, Dec. 10, 2013
Are Child Malnutrition Figures for India Exaggerated?
Arun Gupta, Biraj Patnaik, Devika Singh, Dipa Sinha, Radha Holla, R Srivatsan,Sachin Jain, Samir Garg, Sejal Dand, Sulakshana Nandi, Vandana Prasad,Veena Shatrugna

Economic & Political Weekly (EPW ), August 24, 2013 vol xlviii no 34

Should Developing Countries Incorporate Pneumococcal and Rotavirus vaccines in their National Immunisation Programmes
Dr. Arun Gupta,Dr. Jp Dadhich

 WebmedCentral, March 6, 2013
Article URL: http://www.webmedcentral.com/article_view/4111
How Can Global Rates of Exclusive Breastfeeding for the First 6 Months Be Enhanced?
Arun Gupta, MD, FIAP, J. P. Dadhich, MD, and Shoba Suri, PhD

ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 2013

 


2012

The status of policy and programmes on infant and young child feeding in 40 countries
Arun Gupta,Radha Holla, J P Dadhich, Shoba Suri, Marta Trejos and Joyce Chanetsa

Health Policy and Planning , July 4, 2012

International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Statement on the Promotion and Use of Commercial Fortified Foods as Solutions for Child Malnutrition
Dr. Arun Gupta

  INDIAN PEDIATRICS,VOLUME 49, APRIL 16, 2012

 


2011

Enhancing optimal infant feeding practices in india - the world bank

Dr. Arun Gupta, J. P. Dadhich, Shoba Suri,

The World Bank June 2011

 


2010

   
Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding as a Public Health Intervention for Child Survival in India
Dr. Arun Gupta, Dr. J.P. Dadhich and Dr. M.M.A. Faridi
Indian Journal of Pediatrics Vol 77, April 2010

 


2009

Commercialising Young Child Feeding in The Globalised World: Time to Call for an End!
Dr.Arun Gupta
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch

Count Infants in the Food Security Law

Dr. Arun Gupta

IBFAN Asia ,July 2009

Commercial Exploitation of Young Child Feeding and Malnutrition

Dr. Arun Gupta

 

 


2008

Manipulation by Assistance: Undermining Breastfeeding

Dr. Arun Gupta 

Economic & Political Weekly , September 6, 2008

Flaws in Child Nutrition and Health Governance 

Dr. Arun Gupta and Navdeep Singh Khaira 

Economic & Political Weekly , April 26, 2008

A consensus call to national child health programs: "Drop mixed-feeding"

Dr. Arun Gupta and Dr. J.P. Dadhich 

BPNI Information Sheet No. 26 , April 2008

 


2007

Neglect of Children Under Six

Jean Dreze, NC Saxena, Shantha Sinha, Aruna Roy, Kavita Srivastava, Harsh Mander, Vandana Prasad, Arun Gupta, Mirdula Bajaj, Annie Raja, Veena Shatrugna, Sudha Sundararaman

Economic & Political Weekly , March 31, 2007

 


2006

Infant and Young Child Feeding: An 'Optimal' Approach

Dr. Arun Gupta 

 

Economic & Political Weekly , August 26, 2006

Breastfeeding and Child Health

Dr. Arun Gupta and Dr. Deeksha Sharma

Economic & Political Weekly , April 15, 2006

 


2005

Indian Pediatrics Volume 42, March 17, 2005

BPNI Information Sheet - 9, February 2005

Why India must not repeal IMS Act
http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/102693/1
Achieving the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) Invest More in Infancy and Prevent Child Malnutrition and Deaths
7th East Asia and Pacific Ministerial Consultation on Children Siem Reap, Cambodia. 23-25 March
Time for Action is NOW! IMA Bulletin
(Uttaranchal State Branch) Vol-1 No- 6, January

BPNI's Biggest Battle Anatomy of a Rare Public Campaign
Civil Society

 


2004

Infant and Young Child Undernutrition: Where Lie the Solutions?

Arun Gupta and Jon E Rohde

 

Economic & Political Weekly ,December 4, 2004

Invest more to prevent child deaths
http://southasia-oneworld.net/article/view/913000/1/5339

One World South Asia

No Child's Play Malnutrition Needs tackling in its Infancy
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/976358.cms

Times of India 31st December 2004

Why ensure exclusive breastfeeding for all babies? 

http:/southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/91300/1

One World south Asia 8 June 2004

Achieving High Rates of Exclusive Breastfeeding (The Evidence)

BPNI Technical Info Series- 6

 


2003

IAP Bulletin, CHEN Nutricon- 2003 Page No- 20-29
Breastfeeding
P Special Volume 11, Community Pediatrics Page No- 404- 422
BPNI Technical Info Series - 7
BPNI Information Sheet- 2

 


2002

Training in Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

Jagdish Sobti, GP Mathur and Arun Gupta

JIMA

Vol: 100, No. 8, Pg 507- 509, Aug 2002

JIMA

Vol: 100, No. 8, Pg 498- 501, Aug 2002

JIMA

Vol: 100, No. 8, Pg 482, Aug 2002

WHO's Proposed Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding: A Viewpoint

Jagdish Sobti, GP Mathur and Arun Gupta

JIMA

Vol: 100, No. 8, Pg 502-506, Aug 2002

UNGASS on Children, New York 8-10 May 2002

 


2001

Breastfeeding & Food Security

 

BPNI July 2001

Importance of Patient/Parents Education in Childhood Asthma
Arun Gupta and Rita Gupta

Supplement- Indian Journal of Pediatr Vo- 68: S 53- S 64

Exclusive Breastfeeding - the first 6 months

Dr. Arun Gupta, Dr. Mrs. Rita Gupta and Ms. Nirmala Selvam.

BPNI Update No- 1

Complementary Feeding

Dr. Arun Gupta, Nirmala Selvam, Ruchika Chugh.

BPNI Update No- 2

Recommended Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding and Age of Introduction of Complementary Foods

BPNI/IBFAN 2001


1990-1999

Economic Value of Breastfeeding in India

The National Medical Journal of India Vol- 12, No- 3, May/June 1999, Pg- 123-128

Cup Feeding: An Alternative to Bottle Feeding in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, Vol- 45, April 1999, Pg 108-110

Right to information, Mothers and Children

BPNI

Breastfeeding and Medical Education

The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India Vol- 49, Nu- 4, August

Breastfeeding and Intelligence

NNF- W Bengal - Bulletin Vol-5, No- 2, November, Page no- 17

Economic Value of Breastfeeding in India

BPNI, The papers has been written on occasion of WBW 1988

Nestle in India

Hungry for Power , page no.16-18

Infant Feeding and Law

Journal of Indian Medical Association (JIMA), Vol 94, No- 3, March, Pg 108-110

Infant Feeding Practices Among Patients of Pediatrician and General Practitioners

Indian Journal of Pediatric, Vo- 59, Pg- 153-196

Economic Value of Breastfeeding in India

Arun Gupta and John Rohde

Economic and Political Weekly, June 26, 1993, Pg- 1390-1393

Infant Feeding Practices Among Patients of Pediatricians and General Practitioners

A. Gupta, J. Sobti and J.E. Rohde

Indian J Pediatr , Vol 59: Pg 193-196, 1992

 

 

 

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