During the weeks leading up to the 2013 ILCA Conference, we will be highlighting a number of conference speakers. Watch this space every Thursday for more profiles.
Howard L. Sobel, MD, MPH, MS is the Team Leader of the Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition (MCN), World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific. His field of expertise includes public health, clinical, and preventive medicine.
On Sunday, July 28th, at 10:45am, Dr. Sobel will be presenting a plenary session at this year’s conference entitled “The First Embrace: Action Plan for Healthy Newborns in the Western Pacific Region”. This session will focus on the importance of Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC).
In addition, he will be presenting the following concurrent session:
Concurrent Session on Saturday, July 27
- 4:15pm: David versus Goliath: Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding in Six Asia-Pacific Countries.