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.
Engaging Fathers to Improve Children's Dietary Diversity in Rural and Semi-Urban Communities: Lessons from Kaduna State
From 2019-2020, A&T and the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Board worked with a local civil society organization, I Care Women and Youth Initiative (ICARE), to engage fathers of children 6 to 23 months old through a package of community-based interventions to improve children’s dietary diver
Strengthening Nutrition Counselling for Mothers to Improve Infant and Young Child Feeding: Lessons From Lagos and Kaduna States
From 2016-2021, A&T aimed to strengthen the quality of one-on-one and group counselling on nutrition for pregnant women and mothers of children under 2 years of age in Nigeria.
This toolkit was developed based on lessons learned from a pilot workplace breastfeeding/lactation support program with the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) and other
This brief by Nutrition International and Alive & Thrive provides key findings from the updated and expanded Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool, including summaries of the costs by region and country case studies for China,
In 2022, Alive & Thrive expanded its activities in Nigeria. These nutrition profiles provide stakeholders a snapshot of the situation in each of the states where Alive & Thrive is now working with government and other partners to improve MIYCAN outcomes.