Updated February 2022!
This quick guide summarizes the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (The Code) and relevant resolutions of the World Health Assembly that help protect breastfeeding around the globe.
Suboptimal infant and young child feeding practices in rural Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso: Findings from a cross-sectional population-based survey (Sarrasat S., 2019. PLoS One)
Mothers in the rural Boucle de Mouhoun Region of Burkina Faso had low levels of knowledge of IYCF and practices, according to this study: 60% of children had the minimum meal frequency, while only 18% benefited from the minimum dietary diversity and 13% received minimum acceptable diet.
Easy-to-use reference tool that highlights optimal breastfeeding practices in Burkina Faso, and is intended for use by decision-makers and stakeholders when advocating for optimal breastfeeding practices.
Describes the Alive & Thrive initiative by outlining how and why we began, what we’ve achieved and how we’ve evolved today. Also illustrates the four component framework that we use to scale up nutrition.
This brief describes the Alive & Thrive (A&T) approach and four component framework for scaling up nutrition in Burkina Faso.
Caterpillar cereal as a potential complementary feeding product for infants and young children: nutritional content and acceptability (Bauserman M., 2015. Maternal and Child Nutrition)
Animal-source foods, which prevent micronutrient deficiencies, are not readily available in many parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).