This manual can be used as part of an in-service orientation/training for newly employed or deployed health professionals working in MIYCN. It can also be used to train existing primary healthcare (PHC) workers on essential MIYCN services that can be integrated into PHC services.
This guide provides talking points for community mobilization volunteers in Nigeria to utilize when advising mothers and their family members on best practices in maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and complementary feeding for young children.
Not breastfeeding has significant health and economic impacts. The Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool is an evidence-based modeling tool that uses open-access data to estimate the health and economic costs of not protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding.
Strengthening Quality of Breastfeeding Counselling at Private Healthcare Facilities in Urban Nigeria: Lessons from Lagos State
From 2019 to 2020, Alive & Thrive (A&T) focused on engaging and strengthening the capacity of 10 private health facilities in Lagos State to provide high-quality breastfeeding and infant and young child feeding (IYCF) support services.