Comprehensive Approach for Improving Adherence to Prenatal Iron and Folic Acid Supplements Based on Intervention Studies in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India (Sanghvi T, Nguyen PH, et al, Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 2023)
Anemia remains a critical maternal nutrition issue in low- and middle-income countries. Literature search, formative research and baseline surveys, informed the design of interventions to improve adherence to iron and folic acid supplementation in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India.
Integrating nutrition and mental health screening, risk identification and management in prenatal health programs in India
In this paper, researchers present opportunities and challenges for integration of maternal nutrition and mental health screening and a management protocol at routine prenatal care in India, discuss evidence-based interventions in other low- and middle-income countries including India, and make r
Adolescent nutrition, maternal nutrition theory of change and media costs posters presented at the SBCC Summit
Three posters on mass media costing, scaling up maternal nutrition, and school-based nutrition highlight results from some of Alive & Thrive's implementation research in Africa and Asia. They were shared at the 2022 SBCC Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, in December.
This brief, intended for implementers and researchers, presents lessons from the Alive & Thrive initiative’s experience integrating a maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) intervention through an existing polio er
In 2022, Alive & Thrive expanded its activities in Nigeria. These nutrition profiles provide stakeholders a snapshot of the situation in each of the states where Alive & Thrive is now working with government and other partners to improve MIYCAN outcomes.
Webinar Slidedeck: Integrating Maternal Nutrition into ANC Platforms - Results from implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India
This slidedeck was presented at Alive & Thrive's webinar, "Integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms: Results from Alive & Thrive's implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India," July 14, 2022.