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Jan 30 2020

The 2010's are over - but data-driven innovations from the last decade will continue to drive improvements in MIYCN for healthier families, communities, and nations. In 2019, A&T continued support research in a variety of areas.

Jan 09 2020

Developed in collaboration with partners at the Global Breastfeeding Collective, this timeline presents key dates in the history of the Code. 

Dec 19 2019

The studies are part of Alive & Thrive’s work with stakeholders to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA), an approach that seeks to maximize agriculture's contribution to nutrition.

Nov 13 2019

Seven out of every 10 babies in West and Central Africa receive liquids and foods in addition to breastmilk during their first six months of life, contributing to child malnutrition, illnesses and even death.

Sep 19 2019

Data make great impact when they are easily accessible to researchers and practitioners.

Sep 18 2019

Alive & Thrive celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2019 in collaboration with partners and communities around the globe.

Sep 05 2019

In Vietnam, 94% of births take place in the hospital, but not every facility prioritizes breastfeeding in its early newborn care.

Sep 05 2019

Linord Moudou, the host of Voice of America’s Health Chat, interviews Alive & Thrive Director Karin Lapping on breastfeeding’s critical importance for mothers, babies, health systems, and the global economy.

Aug 26 2019

The Ministry of Health in cooperation with Alive & Thrive has designated two hospitals as Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding: Tran Van Thoi Hospital in Ca Mau on August 26 and Can Tho City Gynecology and Obstetrics Hospital on August 28, 2019. “The Center of Excellence for Breastfeeding is
 
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