Announcement

Jun 30 2022

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WEBINAR: Integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms: Results from Alive & Thrive’s implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India

Alive & Thrive will host a global webinar on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. EDT / 13h GMT on integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms.

Journal article, Research

Jun 28 2022

Process of developing models of maternal nutrition interventions integrated into antenatal care services in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India (Sanghvi, T. Maternal Child Nutrition. 2022)

This paper explores how data was used strategically to integrate a package of nutrition interventions into ANC programs in four countries and engage community members.

Brief

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?

Journal article

Apr 26 2021

Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations (Hoang, D.V., 2020. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health)

Guidance documents from 33 countries on newborn care for infants whose mothers are diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 were assessed for alignment with WHO recommendations, revealing considerable inconsistencies.

Journal article

Feb 25 2020

The cost of not breastfeeding: global results from a new tool (Walters, D., 2019. Health Policy and Planning)

A billion dollars and two thousand lives, every day. This impactful study, which is the foundation for Alive and Thrive’s online tool, examines the human and economic costs of not breastfeeding.

Journal article

Feb 21 2020

Social, economic, and political events affect gender equity in China, Nepal, and Nicaragua: a matched, interrupted time-series study (Nguyen, T., 2020. Global Health Action)

This study suggested that supportive social and political environments can play an important role in empowering women, which in turn advances human rights and promotes health and well-being of individuals, households, communities, and countries.

 
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