Brief

Aug 04 2021

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).

Brief

Jun 21 2021

Status of MIYCN in Private Healthcare: Opportunities to advance mother and baby friendly health system in India

This brief presents the results of a survey of private health practitioners’ MIYCN knowledge and practices and private health facility systems, guidelines and processes related to MIYCN service delivery.
 

Journal article

Jun 08 2021

Journal article

Jun 08 2021

Impact of COVID-19 on household food insecurity and interlinkages with child feeding practices and coping strategies in Uttar Pradesh, India: a longitudinal community-based study

The COVID-19 pandemic has profound negative impacts on people’s lives, but little is known on its effect on household food insecurity (HFI) in poor setting resources.

Journal article

Jun 07 2021

India's 2.42 Million Frontline Health Workers Enable Restoration of Health and Nutrition Service Delivery After Early COVID-19 Lockdowns

Research investigated the status of disruptions due to COVID-19 pandemic to maternal and child nutrition service delivery, revealing that services were disrupted during lockdown and restored thereafter.

Journal article

Jun 03 2021

COVID-19 Disrupted Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services in Uttar Pradesh, India: Insights from Service Providers, Household Phone Surveys, and Administrative Data

This paper investigated the extent of disruptions to provision and utilization of health and nutrition services in Uttar Pradesh, India, during the COVID-19 pandemic and revealed that service provision reduced substantially during lockdown (83–98 percentage points, pp) compared with prepande

 
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