Companies across Nigeria are implementing workplace breastfeeding and lactation support programs thanks to sustained advocacy supported by Alive & Thrive, which advocates say is changing attitudes, too, at multiple levels.
Aug 04 2021
The conceptualization of food systems should take into account breastfeeding and breastmilk because of the critical role the first-food plays in proper nutrition, argues a new brief by Alive & Thrive, FHI Solutions, and Save the Children.
Jul 28 2021
World Breastfeeding Week brings the world together to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. What will you do? Share your ideas on our idea list and inspire everyone to action!
Jul 28 2021
The world celebrates breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week. Learn more about how Alive & Thrive is collaborating with partners across its program areas to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
Jun 08 2021
Nutrition 2021, the annual conference of the American Society of Nutrition, will feature a variety of Alive & Thrive-supported research as the conference goes entirely online June 7-10. Oral and poster presentations will be available beginning June 7 on demand; registration is required to view the complete presentations.
Jun 04 2021
In the final part of this four-part series, David looks ahead: What can we do to achieve full implementation of the Code? And how can we otherwise promote, protect and support breastfeeding?
Jun 03 2021
In Part 3 of a four-part series celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Code, David Clark discusses what each of us can do to support efforts to implement the Code.
Jun 02 2021
In Part 2 of a four-part series celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Code, David Clark traces the history of the Code.
Jun 01 2021
By Constance Ching
Constance Ching is a Technical Consultant on Code Advocacy and Implementation to the Alive & Thrive regional program in Southeast Asia, and former Program Manager of IBFAN-ICDC.
May 31 2021
In Part 1 of a four-part series on the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Code, David Clark discusses what's at stake: the past 40 years have only confirmed, again and again, that there is no substitute for breastmilk. The lives of millions of infants and children and their mothers and, indeed, all members of of societies around the world, are harmed by inappropriate marketing of breastmilk substitutes.
May 31 2021
Kathy Shats is UNICEF's new legal specialist charged with providing legal technical assistance to support development of legal measures to address overweight and obesity, as well as on the implementation of the International Code of the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. She sat for a brief interview to discuss her new role.