Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

19 Feb 16
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding
Location: Nigeria
Language(s): English
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Community mobilization, Interpersonal communication, Mass communication, Policy advocacy, Social and behavior change, Strategic use of data
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The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices. This brief describes a multicomponent approach for improving infant feeding practices in Nigeria.