Status of MIYCN in Private Healthcare: Opportunities to advance mother and baby friendly health system in India
This brief presents the results of a survey of private health practitioners’ MIYCN knowledge and practices and private health facility systems, guidelines and processes related to MIYCN service delivery.
Strengthening Nutrition Interventions in Antenatal Care Services Affects Dietary Intake, Micronutrient Intake, Gestational Weight Gain, and Breastfeeding in Uttar Pradesh, India: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation
This study reports findings of a cluster-randomized evaluation of a set of Alive & Thrive maternal nutrition interventions in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Nutrition interventions in urban maternal, newborn and child health services: Findings from a baseline survey in Bangladesh
Alive & Thrive (A&T) is contributing to efforts to strengthen urban health systems in Bangladesh by testing a package of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) interventions delivered through NGO platforms in Dhaka.
Impact of COVID-19 on household food insecurity and interlinkages with child feeding practices and coping strategies in Uttar Pradesh, India: a longitudinal community-based study
The COVID-19 pandemic has profound negative impacts on people’s lives, but little is known on its effect on household food insecurity (HFI) in poor setting resources.
Understanding Implementation and Improving Nutrition Interventions: Barriers and Facilitators of Using Data Strategically to Inform the Implementation of Maternal Nutrition in Uttar Pradesh, India
Interviews were conducted to identify barriers and facilitators to the collection of data and the use of data for decision-making to strengthen maternal nutrition interventions in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations
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.