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.
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.
Strengthening the integration of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition into reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health platforms in Burkina Faso: an urgent need
Despite recent improvements in maternal and child health, death rates for children under 5 remain high. Efforts must be made to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for health and hunger.