Journal article

Jul 16 2021

Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Urban Bangladesh (Sununtnasuk, C., 2021. Current Developments in Nutrition)

This paper demonstrates adverse effects to maternal and child health and nutrition service provision and service utilization in urban Bangladesh during and after enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions.

Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Can complex programs be sustained? A mixed methods sustainability evaluation of a national infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh and Vietnam (Moucheraud, C., 2020. BMC Public Health)

This study evaluates the sustainability of activities introduced during A&T implementation (2009–2014) in Bangladesh and Vietnam, revealing that multiple activities, such as mass media campaigns, policy and advocacy activities, and social mobilization activities were integral to the program’s

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

Nov 15 2019

Contribution of the Alive & Thrive-UNICEF advocacy efforts to improve infant and young child feeding policies in Southeast Asia (Michaud-Letourneau, I., 2018. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

Advocacy efforts are needed to help countries align with international frameworks when improving infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies.

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

Journal article

Jan 11 2019

Nutrition interventions integrated into an existing maternal, neonatal, and child health program reduced food insecurity among recently delivered and pregnant women in Bangladesh (Frongillo E., 2019. Journal of Nutrition)

This study investigated whether participation in nutrition-focused antenatal care can be a way to reduce food insecurity during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

 
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