Journal article

Feb 11 2020

Suboptimal infant and young child feeding practices in rural Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso: Findings from a cross-sectional population-based survey (Sarrasat S., 2019. PLoS One)

Mothers in the rural Boucle de Mouhoun Region of Burkina Faso had low levels of knowledge of IYCF and practices, according to this study: 60% of children had the minimum meal frequency, while only 18% benefited from the minimum dietary diversity and 13% received minimum acceptable diet.

Brief

Oct 23 2018

Nigeria nutrition profiles

Nigeria has recently made progress toward strengthening policies and programs in support of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN). However, progress has been limited to specific states—and creating strong plans for implementation of new policies remains a challenge.

Brief

Oct 15 2017

Maximizing lives saved & improving growth & development through IYCF in Nigeria

This information card shares a preliminary snapshot of quantitative and qualitative data from a health provider survey (public and private facility-based providers, chemists and community pharmacists, and traditional birth attendants), and focus group discussions with mothers, fathers, and grandm

Brief

Jul 08 2017

Country nutrition profile briefs

This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.

Graphic/Poster

May 31 2016

Breastfeeding dramatically improves infant health and survival in Burkina Faso - no water needed

Easy-to-use reference tool that highlights optimal breastfeeding practices in Burkina Faso, and is intended for use by decision-makers and stakeholders when advocating for optimal breastfeeding practices.

Brief

May 23 2016

Alive & Thrive: Changing behaviors, improving lives

Describes the Alive & Thrive initiative by outlining how and why we began, what we’ve achieved and how we’ve evolved today. Also illustrates the four component framework that we use to scale up nutrition.

 
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