Combining intensive counseling by frontline workers with a nationwide mass media campaign has large differential impacts on complementary feeding practices but not on child growth: results of a cluster-randomized evaluation (Menon P., 2016. J of Nutr)
Complementary feeding (CF) contributes to child growth and development, but few CF programs are delivered at scale. Alive & Thrive (A&T) addressed this in Bangladesh through intensified interpersonal counseling (IPC), mass media (MM), and community mobilization (CM).
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).
Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Urban Bangladesh
This paper demonstrates adverse effects to maternal and child health and nutrition service provision and service utilization in urban Bangladesh during and after enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions.
Provision and utilisation of health and nutrition services during COVID-19 pandemic in urban Bangladesh
Despite adaptations to service provision during the COVID-19 pandemic, this paper reveals that continued availability of routine maternal and child health services did not translate into service utilization.
Nutrition interventions in urban maternal, newborn and child health services: Findings from a baseline survey in Bangladesh
Alive & Thrive (A&T) is contributing to efforts to strengthen urban health systems in Bangladesh by testing a package of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) interventions delivered through NGO platforms in Dhaka.
Implementing the Breast-Milk Substitutes Act in Bangladesh: Guidance for employers, media and health administrators
These three briefs explain the Bangladesh Breast-Milk Substitutes Act and what specific stakeholders - company owners, health administrators and the media - need to know about it.