|To advance the IBCLC within the United States through leadership, advocacy, professional development and research. |
|The IBCLC is the recognized professional authority in lactation care in the United States.|
MALCA is organized and shall be operated exclusively for the educational, charitable, and scientific purposes as contemplated by a 501(c)(3) the United States Internal Revenue Code. More specifically, the purposes of MALCA are to:
Support the world-wide implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and other subsequent World Health Assembly resolutions which are consistent with the goals and objectives of MALCA.
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