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IYCF plus handwashing in Bangladesh

 

 




 



 


 

 

 

RESOURCES

Summary of handwashing initiative
Outlines the steps Alive & Thrive took prior to launching the IYCF plus handwashing initiative.

Advocacy brief
Describes how addressing the main barriers to handwashing before food preparation and child feeding can prevent the spread of common illnesses and reduce stunting.

TV spot
Addresses main barrier to handwashing: lack of convenience.

Poster
Identifies recommended feeding practices at different ages during the first two years and emphasizes handwashing with water and soap before food preparation and child feeding.

Job aid
Features recommended handwashing and complementary feeding practices.

Sticker
Reminds mothers to wash hands before food preparation and feeding.

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

On April 19, 2012, Alive & Thrive and ICDDR,B presented findings from a formative research study and a handwashing trial at a national dissemination workshop. The  study encouraged handwashing and improved complementary feeding practices to reduce malnutrition.

Collaborative study on handwashing
Leanne Unicomb, ICDDR,B

Evidence on handwashing and child feeding
Steve Luby, ICDDR,B

Probir Kumar Ghosh, ICDDR,B
 
Sumitro Roy, Alive & Thrive 
 
 
Debashish Biswas, ICDDR,B

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