Journal article

Oct 04 2023

Promoting Respectful Maternity Care by Reducing Unnecessary Episiotomies: Experiences from Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding in Vietnam (Vu D, Ta B, et al. Healthcare. 2023)

Routine episiotomy is not recommended by international guidelines; however, it occurs at a high rate in Vietnam. The aim of this project report is to outline the steps undertaken to reduce episiotomies, the experience in pilot hospitals, and the process towards changing policy.

Booklet, Guide, Job aid

Sep 25 2023

Workforce Nutrition Guidebooks in Vietnamese

Workforce nutrition programs are a set of interventions advocated by the Workforce Nutrition Alliance, designed to work through the existing structures of the workplace to address fundamental aspects of nutrition amongst employees or supply chain workers.

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.

Journal article

Sep 07 2023

Feasibility and impact of school-based nutrition education interventions on the diets of adolescent girls in Ethiopia: a non-masked, cluster-randomised, controlled trial (Kim S, Sununtnasuk C, et al, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. 2023)

Adolescence is a critical period of physical and psychological development, especially for girls, because poor nutrition can affect their wellbeing as well as that of their children.


Aug 17 2023

Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Poster

Intended for use in healthcare facilities providing maternity services and care for newborn infants, this poster outlines 10 key steps to successful breastfeeding.

Job aid

Aug 17 2023

Alive & Thrive Nigeria MIYCN Flip Chart

This flip chart is intended for use as a job aid by health workers to advise pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on best practices in maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and complementary feeding.