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December 30, 2013
According to statistics, 41% of the Under-5 children in Bangladesh are stunted, 36% of them underweight in terms of age and 16% are underweight compared to their height
December 17, 2013
The recent Lancet series on Bangladesh is a matter of national pride. The articles thoroughly analyse factors leading to the commendable health outcomes attained by the country despite poor economy.
November 13, 2013
Nutrition does not come only with the economic growth, nutritionists in Dhaka say terming it a ‘tricky’ issue that needs multi-sectoral efforts.
November 13, 2013
Bangladesh has adopted world’s one of the ‘best’ laws to check aggressive marketing of breast milk substitutes, but challenges remain in its enforcement, experts say.
November 13, 2013
Maternal nutrition is also important for ensuring the good nutrition status of an infant as well as safeguarding women’s health
October 21, 2013
The Daily Star, MRDI, SUN, and Alive &Thrive, fhi360 have recently organized a roundtable discussion on “Multi-sectoral Approaches to Nutrition” with participation from numerous government, non-government, academic and civil society organizations.
October 2, 2013
A&T supported six provinces in organizing eight breastfeeding events as part of World Breastfeeding Week. Each event attracted 80-200 pregnant women, mothers, and caregivers with their young children and featured musical performances, contests, presentations.
September 27, 2013
Ethiopia: This story is a mother’s personal account of the impact of timely and accurate feeding information and support received at a health facility and at home.
September 17, 2013
Alive & Thrive shared findings and lessons from tested innovations and proven interventions to improve infant and young child feeding at the 20th International Congress of Nutrition.