Breastfeeding is a powerful weapon in the fight to ensure every child has the best possible start to life, but mothers need access to accurate information and timely support from their family and community; the healthcare system; and their employers.
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 2014, A&T began working in Burkina Faso, India, Nigeria, and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), expanding its scope to include maternal and adolescent nutrition, and using agriculture and social protection programs as delivery mechanisms for maternal, infant, and young
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.