Nutrition and Food Insecurity during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The impact of the pandemic on MIYCN services in India and Bangladesh
This brief summarizes findings of two separate studies in India and Bangladesh, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Alive & Thrive (A&T).
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.
Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.
In 2015, Alive & Thrive began testing the feasibility of integrating a comprehensive package of maternal nutrition interventions into the maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) programs of BRAC, a non-governmental organization based in Bangladesh that has partnered with Alive & Thriv
Describes the Alive & Thrive initiative by outlining how and why we began, what we’ve achieved and how we’ve evolved today. Also illustrates the four component framework that we use to scale up nutrition.
Summarizes how each program component (advocacy, interpersonal communication, mass communication, and strategic use of data) was implemented in Bangladesh and the results.