Booklet, Brief, Guide

Jul 23 2019

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Nurturing the Health and Wealth of Nations: The Investment Case for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the smartest investments a country can make to build its future prosperity. It offers children unparalleled health and brain-building benefits.

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Feb 08 2016

Formative research to support improved infant feeding in Burkina Faso: Findings and recommendations for action

This brief discusses the findings and recommendations from a study conducted to identify existing practices, barriers, and facilitating factors related to optimal infant and young child feeding in Burkina Faso.

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Feb 27 2015

Engaging the private sector to improve access to fortified complementary foods: Moving from the “if” to the “how”

Examines private sector engagement in improving access to fortified complementary foods for children 6‒24 months of age.

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Dec 17 2014

Engaging the private sector to reduce stunting in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam

Summarizes Alive & Thrive’s experience in engaging the private sector to increase supply, demand, and use of fortified complementary foods and products.

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Nov 07 2014

Identifying micronutrient gaps in the diets of breastfed 6-11-month-old infants

Presents the methodology and results of using linear programming to determine whether micronutrient needs could be met using only unfortified local foods in three countries, explores options for meeting these needs that includes fortified products, and compares the costs of the various scenarios.

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Oct 27 2014

Small grants program: Assessing the cost and effectiveness of training and supervision of frontline workers on early breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh

The goal of this project was to determine if traditional birth attendant (TBA) and community volunteer (CV) training could improve early breastfeeding (BF) practices, and if so, whether the impact was substantially greater if the relatively expensive component of post-training supervision was inc

 
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