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).
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.
Factor Structure and Equivalence of Maternal Resources for Care in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia
Maternal resources for care in Bangladesh, Viet Nam, and Ethiopia were revealed to be structurally similar and measurement equivalent.
Can complex programs be sustained? A mixed methods sustainability evaluation of a national infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh and Vietnam (Moucheraud, C., 2020. BMC Public Health)
This study evaluates the sustainability of activities introduced during A&T implementation (2009–2014) in Bangladesh and Vietnam, revealing that multiple activities, such as mass media campaigns, policy and advocacy activities, and social mobilization activities were integral to the program’s
Early breastfeeding practices contribute to exclusive breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia (Nguyen, P.H., 2020. Maternal & Child Nutrition)
Data from three impact evaluations of large-scale social and behavior change communication (SBCC) interventions in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Ethiopia were used to examine whether early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) and non-prelacteal feeding are associated with increased prevalence of exclusiv