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Hadjia

Jul 26 2022

For World Breastfeeding Week 2022, we've asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. Hadjia TCHAPO Dapou Epse KONDOR is a nutritionist in the Division of Nutrition of Togo's Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene and Universal Access to Care. Here's how Hadjia supports breastfeeding.
Ngoc Nguyen

Jul 26 2022

For World Breastfeeding Week 2022, we've asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. Ngoc Nguyen, is a software engineer in Viet Nam, and founder of Momby, an app that provides expecting and new parents with essential, affordable, and timely information to keep themselves and their babies safe. Here's how Ngoc supports breastfeeding.
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Jul 25 2022

Around the world, people are working every day to support and promote breastfeeding. We asked a variety of people how they support and promote breastfeeding. We're sharing one story for each day of World Breastfeeding Week - to inspire, to motivate, and, above all, to celebrate our collective vision of a world where women and children benefit from good nutrition.
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May 25 2022

A new app designed to strengthen supportive supervision of frontline workers and improve nutrition service quality has been launched as a pilot in Gujarat State in India, the result of a partnership between the state government and Alive & Thrive.

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May 24 2022

Alive & Thrive will formally launch a new program of activities in Nigeria in June thanks to support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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May 24 2022

The annual conference of the American Society for Nutrition will feature research from across Alive & Thrive program areas.

India medical college

May 23 2022

Eleven medical college hospitals in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh states have launched efforts to integrate quality improvement programs in implementing standard MIYCN protocols for service delivery and strengthen maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) within their undergraduate curricula,

mother's milk madagascar

May 23 2022

For years, countries have used GDP to measure economic output – using the economic values of various activities as guides to policymaking. But for every country except Norway, the value of breastmilk has never been so considered.

breastfeeding

May 21 2022

Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS Code) is contributing to low rates of exclusive breastfeeding in Cote d’Ivoire. A national initiative to train health workers on the Code, launched with support from Alive & Thrive, seeks to address the problem.
Cambodia midwives day celebration

May 21 2022

On National Midwives Day in Cambodia in early May, the president of the Cambodia Midwives Association saluted the nation’s nearly 7,000 publicly employed midwives – and encouraged them to register for e-learning courses on child and maternal health featured on

 
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