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.

Journal article

Feb 15 2019

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Results of an intervention to improve optimal breastfeeding practices in Boucle du Mouhoun

Alive & Thrive (A&T) conducted an impact evaluation to test an integrated package of interventions to improve breastfeeding practices in the Boucle du Mouhoun region from 2015 to 2017.

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Scaling up breastfeeding

Alive & Thrive (A&T) supported the government of Burkina Faso in the implementation of the National Scale Up Plan for the promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices with a focus on early initiation of breastfeeding (within the hour after birth) and exclusive breastfeedin

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Systems strengthening for improved infant and young child feeding

A&T, in partnership with the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) in 12 regions and Entraide Universitaire Mondiale du Canada (EUMC) in Boucle du Mouhoun, implemented the interpersonal communication component (IPC) through capacity building (training and supportive supervision) of h

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.

 
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