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.
Social franchising and a nationwide mass media campaign increased the prevalence of adequate complementary feeding in Viet Nam: a cluster-randomized program evaluation (Rawat R., 2017. Journal of Nutrition)
Alive & Thrive (A&T) applied principles of social franchising within the government health system in Viet Nam to improve the quality of interpersonal counseling (IPC) for complementary feeding (CF).
Changes in knowledge, attitude and involvement of fathers in supporting exclusive breastfeeding: A community-based intervention study in a rural area of Viet Nam (Bich TH., 2016. International Journal of Public Health)
A one-year intervention in Viet Nam sought to understand how fathers’ knowledge, attitudes, and involvement in supporting exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) might change after receiving breastfeeding education materials and counseling services.
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.
The goal of the Alive & Thrive (A&T) Grants Program (2009 to 2014) was to identify new solutions for scaling up effective and sustainable interventions to improve infant and young child feeding by linking research to program delivery.
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.