Brief, Handout

Oct 28 2020

An overview of Alive & Thrive's implementation research

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.

Brief, Graphic/Poster, Handout, Report

Sep 19 2019

Maternity Entitlements in Nigeria: Policies and practices

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or t

Brief

Nov 30 2018

Strengthening the integration of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition into reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health platforms in Burkina Faso: an urgent need

Despite recent improvements in maternal and child health, death rates for children under 5 remain high. Efforts must be made to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for health and hunger.

Brief

Oct 01 2018

Status of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in medical colleges and hospitals: Baseline assessment (2017) in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Despite a favorable policy environment for maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN), frontline delivery of critical MIYCN interventions has been a sustained challenge in India’s public health nutrition programs.

Brief

Feb 07 2017

Nutrition practices in Uttar Pradesh (UP): Results from a formative research study

Alive & Thrive conducted formative research to better understand the nutrition practices in Uttar Pradesh. We found that mothers can and will improve behaviors related to infant and young children nutrition when provided with social support and timely counseling.

Brief

Feb 07 2017

Nutrition practices in Bihar: Results of a formative research study

Alive & Thrive conducted formative research to better understand the nutrition practices in Bihar. We learned that mothers are willing and able to eat more meals and more locally available food groups during pregnancy. Read our formative research brief to learn about other findings.

 
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