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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

Aug 01 2019

Par Karin Lapping Célébrée pour la première fois en 1992 par l’Alliance mondiale pour l'allaitement maternel, la Semaine mond

Jul 23 2019

Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, has a high burden of undernutrition. It lags behind national averages in maternal nutrition practices. Despite strong policy and program commitments, many maternal nutrition interventions are not yet reaching majority of women during pregnancy.

Jul 12 2019

A new research study and online tool illustrates the dramatic costs – in human lives and to the global economy – due to inadequate breastfeeding: almost 700,000 lives annually and a billion dollars a day. Listen to Dr.
 
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