Nutrition Interventions in Antenatal Care and Immediate Postnatal Care in Burkina Faso / Interventions Nutritionnelles dans le cadre des soins prénatals et postnatals immédiats
This brief presents baseline study findings on maternal nutrition in Burkina Faso.
Cette note présente les résultats d'une enquête de base sur la nutrition maternelle au Burkina Faso.
Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.
These nutrition profiles present MIYCN data for six regions of Burkina Faso, including data on health and nutrition indicators, causes of undernutrition, nutrition promotion platforms and antenatal and child health care, and global nutrition targets.
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.
The effect of the Alive & Thrive initiative on exclusive breastfeeding in rural Burkina Faso: a repeated cross-sectional cluster randomised controlled trial (Cresswell J., 2019. Lancet Global Health)
The benefits of exclusive breastfeeding on mortality, health, and development of children have been well documented.