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Nov 17 2021

The food industry generates roughly 30% of the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) – and the manufacture of breastmilk substitutes contributes to that amount. As world leaders recently met in Glasgow, Scotland, at COP26, to discuss global climate change, Dr. Julie Smith, a leading researcher on the BMS industry’s carbon footprint, discussed the industry’s impact on global climate change.

Nov 22 2021

Aiming to improve the quality of early essential newborn care (EENC) in Burkina Faso, Alive & Thrive has implemented a multi-pronged approach that is now being applied in a selected set of health facilities in the country’s Centre Nord Region.
Nafissatou Ba

Nov 17 2021

Senegal has launched the Stronger With Breastmilk Only initiative, becoming the tenth country to do so in the West and Central Africa Region.

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Nov 17 2021

Alive & Thrive is delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) and providing newborn care services to help 30 hospitals in Viet Nam cope with a surge in COVID-19 cases that began in July. The Embassy of Ireland is funding the initiative.

Oct 04 2021

Since its inception, Alive & Thrive has generated evidence that drives the sustainable, impactful replication of policies and programs that improve the nutrition of mothers and children around the world.

Aug 04 2021

Understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected delivery of health services will be a focus for researchers for years to come. In Bangladesh and India, implementation research studies launched before the pandemic offered an initial glimpse at how it changed service delivery and food security.

Aug 04 2021

Plus de 300 cadres de niveau intermédiaire et supérieur de plusieurs secteurs gouvernementaux en Ethiopie ont participé à un programme de leadership innovant élaboré avec le soutien d'Alive & Thrive.

Aug 04 2021

Three journalists will be recognized for their exceptional reporting on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, as part of a national competition in Burkina Faso that will culminate during World Breastfeeding Week.

Aug 04 2021

Community support groups effectively improve infant and young child feeding in remote communities, a new study of an Alive & Thrive supported intervention in Viet Nam shows. 
Abigail

Aug 04 2021

Legislators in the Philippines have drafted a bill that would provide a maternity cash transfer to new mothers working in the informal sector, leveraging Alive & Thrive

 
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