Feb 01 2024

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Alive & Thrive Digital Technology Catalog: An overview of the digital technology innovations Alive & Thrive has developed to help improve nutrition outcomes

This brief summarizes how Alive & Thrive is currently leveraging digital technology to strengthen nutrition programming. It catalogs our existing innovations and directs readers to additional information.

Case study

Jan 22 2024

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Reducing Prevalence of Anemia in Pregnant Women: Applying Quality Improvement Approach to Improve Community Level Health and Nutrition Services

This case study describes a successful pilot supported by Alive & Thrive India in one of the blocks in Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district, applying the point of care continuous quality improvement approach for strengthening community-level management of anemia in pregnant women.

Case study

Jan 22 2024

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How India's District and Sub-District Facilities Are Catalysing Change for Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition: Quality Improvement Case Studies from District and Sub-District Facilities

Alive & Thrive collaborated with government medical colleges and affiliated hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to undertake a point of care quality-focused approach for strengthening maternal, infant, and young child nutrition service delivery and cascaded the interventions to district and sub-district hospitals with support from medical colleges.

Journal article

Jan 08 2024

Bridging the evidence-to-action gap: enhancing alignment of national nutrition strategies in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam with global and regional recommendations (Nguyen TT, Huynh NL, et al. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2024)

This journal article details Alive & Thrive’s examination of the alignment of recent National Nutrition Strategies and Action Plans (NNS) in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam with recent global and regional recommendations and standards with a focus on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition an

Journal article

Nov 27 2023

Strengthening Nutrition Interventions during Antenatal Care Improved Maternal Dietary Diversity and Child Feeding Practices in Urban Bangladesh: Results of a Quasi-Experimental Evaluation Study (Nguyen PH, Sununtnasuk C, et al. Journal of Nutrition. 2023)

Results of Alive & Thrive's assessment of the effect of integrating maternal, infant, and young child nutrition interventions, delivered at urban Maternal Neonatal and Child Health facilities in Bangladesh, on maternal dietary diversity, IFA and calcium consumption, and child feeding practices. 

Journal article

Nov 08 2023

Opportunities and challenges in delivering maternal and child nutrition services through public primary health care facilities in urban Bangladesh: a qualitative inquiry (Hasan AMR, Selim MA, et al. BMC Health Services Research. 2023)

The study examines the challenges and facilitators of delivering maternal and child nutrition services through the public sector in urban areas of Bangladesh from the perspectives of the users and service providers.