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Lithuania Milk Banks

EMBA directors were very happy to hear from Dr Arunas Liubsys, who is the Director of the Neonatal Center at Vilnius University and works at Vilnius University Children's Hospital where he is hoping to establish a donor milk bank. Read more >>

EMBA International Milk Banking Congress 2017

Please save the dates to be sure you can attend the 2017 EMBA Congress in the historic city of Glasgow in Scotland, a country famed for its glorious scenery, its friendly welcome for visitors and its unique culinary offerings. Read more >>

World Human Milk Donation Day 2017

Throughout the world of human milk banking, May 19th is ‘World Breastmilk Donation Day’. Milk banks acknowledge daily the gift of human milk without which they would not function but on this date we especially celebrate the unique donation that breastfeeding mothers make to other mothers and their premature and sick babies. Read more >>


ISBT 128

ISBT 128 is the global standard for the identification, labelling, and information processing of human blood, cell, tissue, and organ products across international borders and health care systems... Read more >>

EMBA Annual Meeting 2016

This year’s annual general meeting to which all EMBA members are invited will take place in Lyon, France on 7th November 2016 after the EMBA Board Meeting. Venue to be confirmed shortly. Read more >>

190711  News Photo: Stacy Squires. The Press. 080313 NEWS  photo: STACY SQUIRES/FAIRFAX. 
The  Breast Milk Bank driving force at Christchurch Women's Hospital  L-R: Anthea Franks (registered nurse), Helen Little (neonatal dietician), Bernard Hutchison (associate clinical nurse manager) and  Dr. Maggie  Meeks,  consultant neonatologist

First milk bank opens in New Zealand!

Congratulations to all involved in the development of New Zealand’s first milk bank which opened on the 4th February 2014 in Christchurch Women’s Hospital Neonatal Unit... Read more >>


News from Poland

We are pleased to announce that the decision of the Director of the Polish Centre for Research and Development on October 14, 2014 has been to award funding for the project entitled ‘Lactotechnology as an answer to special nutritional requirements of preterm infants’... Read more >>