Brief

Aug 06 2019

Advocacy Brief: The global cost of not breastfeeding

The human costs of not breastfeeding are enormous: 600,000 children and 100,000 women die every year due to illnesses that could be prevented by breastfeeding. This advocacy brief presents the key findings of the Cost of not breastfeeding tool developed by researchers health economist Dr.

Brief

Apr 09 2019

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Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso 2017-2022

A&T’s work in Burkina Faso began as a partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to implement the National Scale Up Plan for Infant and Young Child Feeding (2013-2025).

Brief

Nov 30 2018

Strengthening the integration of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition into reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health platforms in Burkina Faso: an urgent need

Despite recent improvements in maternal and child health, death rates for children under 5 remain high. Efforts must be made to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for health and hunger.

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Oct 31 2018

Saving lives and giving newborns the best start: Critical nutrition interventions for mothers and infants in the perinatal period

This technical brief highlights key factors that influence newborn nutritional outcomes and the evidence-based practices that can be applied globally to support optimal infant nutrition within the first 28 days.

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Jan 15 2018

Results of an intervention to improve optimal breastfeeding practices in Boucle du Mouhoun

Alive & Thrive (A&T) conducted an impact evaluation to test an integrated package of interventions to improve breastfeeding practices in the Boucle du Mouhoun region from 2015 to 2017.

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Scaling up breastfeeding

Alive & Thrive (A&T) supported the government of Burkina Faso in the implementation of the National Scale Up Plan for the promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices with a focus on early initiation of breastfeeding (within the hour after birth) and exclusive breastfeedin

 
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