Community mobilization, Mass communication

Jul 30 2021

#WhatWillYouDo? World Breastfeeding Week 2021

Breastfeeding is a shared responsibility.

Journal article

Apr 26 2021

Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations (Hoang, D.V., 2020. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health)

Guidance documents from 33 countries on newborn care for infants whose mothers are diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 were assessed for alignment with WHO recommendations, revealing considerable inconsistencies.

Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Mistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn care (Gribble, K., 2020. International Breastfeeding Journal)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, policy makers and practitioners must learn from mistakes made during the HIV pandemic, when breastfeeding was undermined through isolating infants from their mothers, and formula feeding resulted in more infant deaths than the disease.

Journal article

Feb 25 2020

The cost of not breastfeeding: global results from a new tool (Walters, D., 2019. Health Policy and Planning)

A billion dollars and two thousand lives, every day. This impactful study, which is the foundation for Alive and Thrive’s online tool, examines the human and economic costs of not breastfeeding.

Journal article

Nov 15 2019

Translating the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes into national measures in nine countries (Michaud-Letourneau, I., 2018. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

This paper investigates how the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) was translated from an international policy framework to protect breastfeeding against inappropriate marketing practices into national level legislation, in the context of the advocacy efforts un

Booklet, Brief, Guide

Jul 23 2019

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Nurturing the Health and Wealth of Nations: The Investment Case for Breastfeeding

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.

 
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