Different combinations of behavior change interventions and frequencies of interpersonal contacts are associated with infant and young child feeding practices in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam (Kim, S., 2019. Current Developments in Nutrition)
This article demonstrates that exposure to interventions matters for impact, but the combination of behavior change interventions and number of interpersonal counseling contacts required to support behavior change in infant and young child feeding are context-specific.
Impacts on breastfeeding practices of at-scale strategies that combine intensive interpersonal counseling, mass media, and community mobilization: results of cluster-randomized program evaluations in Bangladesh and Viet Nam (Menon P., 2016. PLOS Med)
In Bangladesh and Viet Nam between 2009–2014, Alive & Thrive (A&T) worked to improve breastfeeding practices through intensified interpersonal counseling (IPC), mass media (MM), and community mobilization (CM) intervention components delivered at scale in the context of policy advocacy (P
Incorporating elements of social franchising in government health services improves the quality of infant and young child feeding counselling services at commune health centres in Viet Nam (Nguyen, P.H., 2014. Health Policy and Planning)
This study assessed the effects of incorporating social franchising on infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counseling facilities and services.
Provides the rationale for support groups, describes their design and implementation in Viet Nam, and summarizes lessons learned.
Fathers as supporters for improved exclusive breastfeeding in Viet Nam (Bich, T.H., 2014. Maternal and Child Health Journal)
This study aimed to understand exclusive breastfeeding practices among mothers of four and six-month-old infants whose fathers received breastfeeding education materials and counseling services.
Strengthening systems to support mothers in infant and young child feeding (Sanghvi, T., 2013. Food and Nutrition Bulletin)
This article was part of a special supplement in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin on the Alive & Thrive (A&T) project.