Case study

Jan 23 2024

Reducing Underweight case study cover depicting two Indian women, one holding a young child.

Reducing Underweight Prevalence Among Children Between 0-23 Months

This case study describes a pilot conducted in the Amethi Health Sub-Centre of the Wazirganj block in Bihar state’s Gaya district. It applies the point of care continuous quality improvement approach for improving growth monitoring and promotion activities to address undernutrition prevalence at the community level with a focus on children 0–23 months.

Case study

Jan 22 2024

Case Study cover depicting multiple Indian women breastfeeding their newborns

How India's District and Sub-District Facilities Are Catalysing Change for Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition: Quality Improvement Case Studies from District and Sub-District Facilities

Alive & Thrive collaborated with government medical colleges and affiliated hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to undertake a point of care quality-focused approach for strengthening maternal, infant, and young child nutrition service delivery and cascaded the interventions to district and sub-district hospitals with support from medical colleges.


Dec 26 2023

Ethiopian woman and adolescent girl sitting and talking outside home

Ethiopia Adolescent Nutrition Desk Review

This desk review aims to identify critical nutrition problems of adolescent girls in the age groups of 10 to 14 years and 15 to 19 years in Ethiopia and the associated factors based on recent studies.

Journal article

Oct 30 2023

Law matters – assessment of country-level code implementation and sales of breastmilk substitutes in South Asia (Ching C, Sethi V, et al. Frontiers in Public Health. 2023)

This study examines the status of implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes of eight countries in the South Asia region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka), and describes the sales value and volume of commercial

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.