Mar 10 2022
Educational posters on Kangaroo Mother Care, Proper Latching, and Breastmilk Expression and Storage
This series of three posters, developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam, provides information on kangaroo mother care, proper breastfeeding latch, and breastmilk expression and storage. The posters are part of the Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding initiative.
Jul 16 2020
Supply-and demand-side factors influencing utilization of infant and young child feeding counselling services in Viet Nam
Paired with improved counseling skills, demand-generation strategies could increase the population accessing the minimum number of visits to counseling services by 49%, according to this paper that investigated demand-generation strategies and supply-side factors influencing the utilization of fa
Jun 12 2019
Investing in Child Nutrition e-learning course
Investing in Child Nutrition is a free, publicly available online course designed to provide guidance, skills, and practical information to health workers to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding and complementary feeding.
Feb 20 2017
Bridging the generation gap on attitudes about infant feeding
Grandmothers play an important role as caregivers and as advisers to young mothers on infant feeding. Some have called them “guardians of tradition.” This tradition can at times conflict with new ideas, but need not be a barrier.
May 12 2016
Early essential newborn care: A simple and effective intervention
Highlights the importance of Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC) as a simple and effective intervention to prevent newborn mortality and promote well-being, and provides an overview of processes to streamline EENC in health facilities and recommendations for health facilities implementi
Nov 11 2015
Viet Nam national infant and young child feeding (IYCF) training program and manuals
Developed by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with WHO, UNICEF, and Alive & Thrive, these materials equip health workers at all levels with the most updated knowledge and skills to provide counseling and support to mothers, caregivers, families and community on optimal IYCF practices f