Preparing health care professionals to embrace the art and knowledge of lactation consultancy have been of utmost importance to ELCA since its foundation. The Educational department of ELCA was established in 2004 headed by Dr Amal El Taweel
and enriched by remarkable IBCLCs and supporting team. The educational department vision was coming from the heart of ELCA’s vision, to provide healthcare workers with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes for the lactation consultancy profession together with support and enhancement of concepts as counselling, ethics, evidence based medicine, and research. From 2004 till present the educational department’s programs stood the test of time with continuous evaluation auditing, improvement and innovation and extending their reach geographically and across different medical specialties and communities and society needs.
Clinical services also provide practical training for candidates applying for the International Board Certificate of Lactation Consultants It also provided lactation basic knowledge, training and lactation management knowledge for the postgraduate medical and nursing staff.