Journal article, Policy advocacy

Mar 29 2021

Human milk banks in the response to COVID-19: a statement of the regional human milk bank network for Southeast Asia and beyond (Olonan-Jusi, E., 2021. International Breastfeeding Journal)

This statement from the Regional Human Milk Bank Network for Southeast Asia and Beyond examines the insufficient guidance on the use of donor human milk and the role of human milk banks in in clinical management guidelines for COVID-19 pandemic response.

Journal article, Policy advocacy

Jul 16 2020

Media audit reveals inappropriate promotion of products under the scope of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes in South-East Asia (Vinje, K., 2017. Public Health Nutrition)

A review of editorial content, advertisements, and Facebook posts from 2015-2016 in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam revealed inappropriate promotion and insufficient national regulation of breastmilk substitutes in the region.

Report

Apr 30 2016

Advocacy for infant and young child feeding: Strategy updates in selected countries in the ASEAN region and beyond

Strategic and well-coordinated advocacy is essential to improve nutrition at scale. Recent efforts in countries throughout Southeast Asia have generated regional momentum and resulted in stronger nutrition policies and programs.

Report

Feb 27 2015

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.

Report

Dec 17 2014

Engaging the private sector to reduce stunting in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam

Summarizes Alive & Thrive’s experience in engaging the private sector to increase supply, demand, and use of fortified complementary foods and products.

Report

Nov 14 2014

Research report: Formative research on infant and young child feeding in Viet Nam, phase 1 and phase 2

Summarizes methods and findings of a qualitative study in 2009 to identify current feeding practices and barriers to and facilitators of optimal practices, as well as summarizes findings from trials of improved practices conducted in 2010 to test the acceptability and feasibility of recommended f

 
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