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
This tool consists of a simple table that traces the pathway from formative research findings in Ethiopia— especially regarding the benefits and barriers to priority behaviors—to approaches/messages for the radio component of our intervention.
Provides checklists and guidelines for conducting, reporting on, and developing action plans as follow up to supportive visits by supervisors to observe nutrition services and counseling at multiple levels (zonal, health center, health post, and community).
In large parts of Amhara region of Ethiopia, food availability and production are among the highest in the country. Yet, so are rates of chronic malnutrition (DHS, 2011). Alive & Thrive, in collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia, set out to address these discrepancies.