Breastfeeding is one of the smartest investments a country can make to build its future prosperity. It offers children unparalleled health and brain-building benefits.
Highlights the importance of Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC) as a simple and effective intervention to prevent newborn mortality and promote well-being, and provides an overview of processes to streamline EENC in health facilities and recommendations for health facilities implementi
Developed by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with WHO, UNICEF, and Alive & Thrive, these materials equip health workers at all levels with the most updated knowledge and skills to provide counseling and support to mothers, caregivers, families and community on optimal IYCF practices f
Engaging the private sector to improve access to fortified complementary foods: Moving from the “if” to the “how”
Examines private sector engagement in improving access to fortified complementary foods for children 6‒24 months of age.
Social franchises in the health sector typically operate by franchising a specific package of services through private health facilities that are already offering a wide range of both curative and preventive services.
Summarizes Alive & Thrive’s experience in engaging the private sector to increase supply, demand, and use of fortified complementary foods and products.