2007 Food policy Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Recommendation #9, par. 53 (2007)

Text of the recommendation

53. The Committee recommends that States parties introduce and strengthen prenatal care for children and ensure adequate quality of the assistance given during the delivery. It also recommends that States parties provide adequate post-natal health-care services and develop campaigns to inform parents and others caring for the child about basic child healthcare and nutrition. In this regard, the Committee also recommends that the States partiescontinue to cooperate and seek technical assistance with, among others, WHO and UNICEF.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, GENERAL COMMENT No. 9 - The rights of children with disabilities, CRC/C/GC/9, (2007). Par. 53. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fC%2fGC%2f9&Lang=en