Topic(s): Maternal nutrition
Location: Bangladesh, India
Audience: Health and service providers, Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Strategic use of data
This brief summarizes findings of two separate studies in India and Bangladesh, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Alive & Thrive (A&T). The studies assessed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) services and household food insecurity (HFI). These studies built upon implementation research that took place in India and Bangladesh just before the pandemic.