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 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

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.

Brief

Apr 13 2016

Scaling up nutrition in Burkina Faso to build a model for a resilient, thriving West Africa

This brief describes the Alive & Thrive (A&T) approach and four component framework for scaling up nutrition in Burkina Faso.

Brief

Feb 19 2016

Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.

 
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