Journal article

Jun 16 2022

Factors Influencing the Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding in West and Central Africa (Likhite N, Adossi D, 2022, Cur Dev in Nutrition)

This literature review provides insights on facilitators as well as the many reasons preventing exclusive breastfeeding in West and Central Africa, providing evidence for "Stronger With Breastmilk Only," a regional in

Journal article

Jun 16 2022

Determinants of Adolescent Nutrition Status and Practices in Burkina Faso Using a Pooled Secondary Analysis (Godha D, Likhite N, 2022, Cur Dev Nutrition)

This study showed a strong association between high dietary diversity and unhealthy food intake namely added sugar consumption among adolescents in Burkina Faso, an important consideration for policy makers as they design adolescent nutrition programs to reduce malnutrition.


May 31 2022

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South Asia Newsletter

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December 2022

Policy advocacy, Research

May 24 2022

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Mothers' Milk Tool

Breastfeeding and mothers’ milk is presently not counted in food systems or the economy but should be. The Mothers’ Milk Tool will help.


May 09 2022

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Strengthening Maternal Nutrition in India: An operational guide to facilitate the integration of maternal nutrition into existing services at the community and facility level

This operational guide assists block, district, and state health and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officials in India in planning, managing and implementing maternal nutrition programs.

Journal article, Research

Apr 19 2022

Awareness, Perceptions, Gaps, and Uptake of Maternity Protection among Formally Employed Women in Vietnam (Nguyen TT, 2022. Int J of Env. Research & Public Health)

Interviews reveal implementation gaps in Vietnam’s maternity protection policies, limiting their effectiveness to protect women and children’s rights. Findings demonstrate a need to increase awareness, strengthen enforcement, and expand entitlements to the informal sector.