Improving infant and young child feeding practices at scale: Alive & Thrive approach and results in Ethiopia - 2009-2017

15 Oct 17
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding
Location: Ethiopia
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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Ethiopia has made remarkable progress in decreasing child mortality and reducing the prevalence of stunting in the last decade. Between 2000 and 2016, the prevalence of stunting declined from 58 percent to 38 percent. However, maternal undernutrition, food insecurity, poor infant and young child feeding practices, and high rates of infectious diseases persist—contributing to high rates of malnutrition. Review A&T progress in Ethiopia from 2009-2017.