Jan 12 2022

Alive & Thrive has launched a new partnership with two widely recognized nutrition initiatives in India – WeCan and POSHAN – to support and accelerate the goals of the government’s primary national nutrition mission, POSHAN Abhiyaan.

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.
bms and ghg graphic

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.
PPE pharmacist

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.

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.

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.