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.
Building on experiences and lessons learned from its first five years in Ethiopia, Alive & Thrive Phase II (2014-2017) provided support to roll out elements of the government’s multi-sectoral National Nutrition Program (NNP) aimed at improving breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices
Resources for mobilizing community support for improved infant and young child feeding (IYCF) in Ethiopia
Contains overview of community approach, community discussion and workshop guides, lessons for schools, Q&A on seven feeding actions, and father’s card.
Engaging medical associations to support optimal infant and young child feeding: Lessons learned from Alive & Thrive
Strategic and well-coordinated advocacy is essential to improve nutrition at scale. Recent efforts in countries throughout Southeast Asia have generated regional momentum and resulted in stronger nutrition policies and programs.
Covers recommended complementary feeding practices in 12 sessions using adult learning principles that include food demonstrations and role plays of counseling.