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Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Cameroon, par. 34 (e) and par. 35 (d) (2017)

Text of the recommendation

34. (e) Address malnutrition by finalizing and implementing the food and nutrition policy, ensuring a dedicated budget line in the national budget for nutrition, intensifying awareness-raising campaigns, particularly in rural areas, promoting exclusive breastfeeding and knowledge of the national code on the marketing of breast milk substitutes and establishing hospitals certified as baby-friendly.

35. (d) Address the incidence of drug abuse by Children and/or adolescents, in particular Tramadol, by, inter alia, providing Children and/or adolescents with accurate and objective information and education on life skills for the prevention of substance abuse, including tobacco and alcohol, and develop accessible and youth-friendly drug dependency treatment and harm reduction services


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Cameroon, CRC/C/CMR/CO/3-5 (2017). Par. 34 (e) and 35 (d). Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2FC%2FCMR%2FCO%2F3-5&Lang=en