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blp countries map 2nd cohort

Sep 16 2022

A second cohort of nutrition leaders in West and Central Africa has completed the blended learning program aimed at building their capacity to implement programs to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding using social and behavior change.

Burkina IFA

Sep 16 2022

Integrating maternal nutrition in antenatal care (ANC) platforms is feasible – and improves nutrition practices, according to the results of Alive & Thrive’s implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India.

breastfeeding

Sep 16 2022

After years of advocacy by multiple partners, the Government of Burkina Faso signed a revised decree in June on implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (BMS Code).

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Sep 16 2022

Seeking to support efforts in West and Central Africa to accelerate implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, Alive & Thrive’s East Asia Pacific regional office shared lessons learned from the Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding (COE) approach during a webinar in August.
mother with baby

Sep 16 2022

Alive & Thrive will undertake a comprehensive effort to institutionalize its extensive knowledge and lessons learned on maternal, infant, young child and adolescent nutrition (MIYCAN) thanks to a new grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new funding complements the initiative’s continuing work at the country level in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Nigeria, and the East Asia Pacific region.
bf mother

Aug 01 2022

The updated Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool, a collaboration of Nutrition International and Alive & Thrive, highlights the need for protection, promotion, and support for breastfeeding around the world.

Jul 27 2022

As people across the globe celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, Nutrition International and Alive & Thrive are pleased to announce a comprehensive update to the Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool, with data for virtually every country around the world, a new easy-to-use dashboard and a feature that explores what would happen if a country’s breastfeeding rates increased.
Dr Tiwari

Jul 26 2022

For World Breastfeeding Week 2022, we've asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. Dr. Satish Tiwari is a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at Dr P D M Medical College Amravati. He is also Chairperson of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Chapter - Indian Academy of Pediatricians and Founder Secretary IYCF Chapter IAP. This is how Dr. Tiwari supports breastfeeding.
valerie flax

Jul 26 2022

For World Breastfeeding Week 2022, we've asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. Valerie Flax of RTI International is a Senior Research Public Health Analyst. This is how Dr. Flax supports breastfeeding.
moussa ouare

Jul 26 2022

For World Breastfeeding Week 2022, we've asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. Moussa Ouare is a midwife and president of Espace Maman Allaité, an association of mothers, fathers and health service providers. This is how Mr. Ouare supports breastfeeding.
 
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