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.
Improving infant and young child feeding practices at scale: Alive & Thrive approach and results in Ethiopia - 2009-2017
Ethiopia has made remarkable progress in decreasing child mortality and reducing the prevalence of stunting in the last decade. Between 2000 and 2016, the prevalence of stunting declined from 58 percent to 38 percent.
Timed and Age Appropriate Messaging for Infant and Young Child Feeding (TAAM-IYCF) is an approach that facilitates frequent one-on-one contact between health personnel and mothers of children less than two years of age.