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.
In partnership with the Government of Ethiopia, Alive & Thrive (A&T) has helped improve breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices for children under 2, strengthened the counseling skills of health sector frontline workers (FLWs), and engaged FLWs from different sectors to reach mo
From 2010-2014, Alive & Thrive worked in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam to reduce undernutrition and death caused by sub-optimal infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices.
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.
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.