Case study

Jan 23 2024

Reducing Underweight case study cover depicting two Indian women, one holding a young child.

Reducing Underweight Prevalence Among Children Between 0-23 Months

This case study describes a pilot conducted in the Amethi Health Sub-Centre of the Wazirganj block in Bihar state’s Gaya district. It applies the point of care continuous quality improvement approach for improving growth monitoring and promotion activities to address undernutrition prevalence at the community level with a focus on children 0–23 months.

Case study

Jan 22 2024

Cover of Reducing Anemia Prevalence in Pregnant Women brief

Reducing Prevalence of Anemia in Pregnant Women: Applying Quality Improvement Approach to Improve Community Level Health and Nutrition Services

This case study describes a successful pilot supported by Alive & Thrive India in one of the blocks in Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district, applying the point of care continuous quality improvement approach for strengthening community-level management of anemia in pregnant women.

Case study

Jan 22 2024

Case Study cover depicting multiple Indian women breastfeeding their newborns

How India's District and Sub-District Facilities Are Catalysing Change for Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition: Quality Improvement Case Studies from District and Sub-District Facilities

Alive & Thrive collaborated with government medical colleges and affiliated hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to undertake a point of care quality-focused approach for strengthening maternal, infant, and young child nutrition service delivery and cascaded the interventions to district and sub-district hospitals with support from medical colleges.

Journal article

Oct 30 2023

Law matters – assessment of country-level code implementation and sales of breastmilk substitutes in South Asia (Ching C, Sethi V, et al. Frontiers in Public Health. 2023)

This study examines the status of implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes of eight countries in the South Asia region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka), and describes the sales value and volume of commercial


Oct 23 2023


Protection de la Maternité au Niger

Résultats d’une courte étude descriptive sur les attitudes et perceptions à l’égard des interventions sur le lieu de travail dans le secteur formel à Niamey, Niger.

Journal article

Sep 12 2023

Right message, right medium, right time: powering counseling to improve maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in South Asia (Bhanot A, Sethi V, et al. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2023)

Quality counseling can positively impact maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) behaviors linked to poor nutrition outcomes. Global guidance includes 93 recommendations on MIYCN counseling.