Field note

Jan 02 2019

Helping infants in Nigeria “Start Strong for a Better Future”

Malnutrition accounts for more than 50 percent of under-five deaths in Nigeria.

Graphic/Poster

Jan 02 2019

Start strong for a better future posters

To further improvements in the health and well-being of Nigeria’s children, A&T, the Government of Nigeria, and communication partner McCann, launched an infant and young child feeding (IYCF) multimedia campaign in Kaduna and Lagos States.

Brief

Oct 15 2017

Maximizing lives saved & improving growth & development through IYCF in Nigeria

This information card shares a preliminary snapshot of quantitative and qualitative data from a health provider survey (public and private facility-based providers, chemists and community pharmacists, and traditional birth attendants), and focus group discussions with mothers, fathers, and grandm

Brief

Feb 19 2016

Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.

Journal article

May 08 2014

Small grant: Integrating group counseling, cell phone messaging, and participant-generated songs and dramas into a microcredit program increases Nigerian women's adherence to international breastfeeding recommendations

In northern Nigeria, interventions are urgently needed to narrow the large gap between international breastfeeding recommendations and actual breastfeeding practices.

 
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