Oct 28 2022
Expanding Integrated Competency-Focused Health Worker Curricula for Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (Becker GE, Cashin J, Nguyen TT, Zambrano P, 2022)
This paper discusses a multistage process to map an existing curriculum, analyse expected competencies, and recognize broader factors when developing a competency-focused curriculum in pre-service education that includes maternal, infant, and young child nutrition.
Oct 28 2022
A review of front-of-pack nutrition labelling in Southeast Asia: Industry interference, lessons learned, and future directions (Pettigrew S, Coyle D, 2022)
This paper outlines the current state of food labelling policy in the Southeast Asia region, describes observed industry interference tactics, and provides recommendations for how governments in Southeast Asia can address this interference to deliver best-practice nutrition labelling to improve d
Social and behavior change, Video
Oct 27 2022
VIDEO: Building the future of girls: Alive & Thrive interventions to improve adolescent nutrition in Ethiopia
These videos present Alive & Thrive's adolescent nutrition intervention in Ethiopia, which included Amhara, Somali and SNNP regions. The intervention, co-designed with multiple stakeholders, including adolescent girls and their families, sought to improve dietary practices.
Oct 27 2022
The Association between Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation and Malaria Prophylaxis and Linear Growth among Children and Neonatal Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa-A Pooled Analysis (Godha D, Tharaney M, 2022, Nutrients)
The majority of research on linear growth among children is confined to South Asia and focuses on iron and folic acid (IFA) supplementation during pregnancy, without considering malaria prophylaxis.
Oct 06 2022
“Stronger With Breastmilk Only” Initiative: Evaluation in Four Countries in West and Central Africa and at Regional level
The Stronger With Breastmilk Only initiative has successfully set or reset the agenda of governments and partners on the work on breastfeeding - but the process of implementing the initiative and all the strategies su
Sep 26 2022
The new Cost of Not Breastfeeding: Global advocacy brief
This brief by Nutrition International and Alive & Thrive provides key findings from the updated and expanded Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool, including summaries of the costs by region and country case studies for China,