Entries by Nabila

Oct 2019: What’s Up with Our New Counsellors?

By Nabila Hanim, BMSG Staff This year, 18 new counsellors graduated from the BMSG counselling training programme. Due to a high number of applicants this year, our new counsellors had to undergo an initial albeit competitive pre-assessment component as part of the selection process before going through an intensive 10 weeks of training, assignments and assessments. In […]

Oct 2019 – Exclusive – Chat with Ines Fernandez, Breastfeeding Advocate in the Philippines

As told to Nabila Hanim, BMSG Staff At the recent Regional Breastfeeding Conference in Malaysia, the BMSG team met Ines Fernandez, a breastfeeding advocate from the Philippines. Ines has been doing extensive work, advocating for breastfeeding, and contributed to policies to make breastfeeding a right for Filipino mothers since the 1980s. Most notably, Ines has […]