Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute

Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative receives CAAHEP reaccreditation

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute’s Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative (MRT-TI) Pathway 2 Lactation Training program received reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) on September 16, 2022. The accreditation is approved through 2032. “We are incredibly... Read more »

Building a better bassinet

November 9, 2021
Carolina faculty helped develop an innovative hospital bassinet that enables breastfeeding and chestfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and mother-infant bonding while improving newborn safety.

Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute to support wider adoption of breastfeeding through $1.3M subcontract

October 1, 2020
Breastfeeding is a vital component of newborn and early child health, and members of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI) at the Gillings School of Global Public Health are on the case. Faculty and staff within CGBI have received a subcontract for $1,352,970 from Abt Associates to provide training and technical assistance on the implementation of the World Health Organization and UNICEF’s Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.