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Aug 03 2022

Strengthening Maternal Nutrition within Antenatal Care in India: Key findings from implementation research

In India, despite national policy guidance based on global antenatal care (ANC) guidelines, some of the most critical maternal nutrition services do not reach the majority of pregnant women.

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Mar 09 2022

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Weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries

The science of maternal nutrition and its application programmatically continues to evolve as societies change and demographics shift. Yet, across the globe, in many diverse settings, questions remain about maternal weight gain and diet. How much weight should a woman gain during pregnancy?

Brief

Aug 04 2021

Nutrition and Food Insecurity during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The impact of the pandemic on MIYCN services in India and Bangladesh

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).

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Jun 21 2021

Status of MIYCN in Private Healthcare: Opportunities to advance mother and baby friendly health system in India

This brief presents the results of a survey of private health practitioners’ MIYCN knowledge and practices and private health facility systems, guidelines and processes related to MIYCN service delivery.
 

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Oct 28 2020

An overview of Alive & Thrive's implementation research

Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.

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Oct 01 2018

Status of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in medical colleges and hospitals: Baseline assessment (2017) in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Despite a favorable policy environment for maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN), frontline delivery of critical MIYCN interventions has been a sustained challenge in India’s public health nutrition programs.

 
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