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.
This information card highlights data from an A&T project with Concern Worldwide that was implemented in 12 woredas between 2014 and 2016.
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.
Exposure to large-scale social and behavior change communication interventions is associated with improvements in infant and young child feeding practices in Ethiopia (Kim SS., 2016. PLOS One)
The Alive & Thrive (A&T) initiative aimed to improve infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices in Ethiopia through large-scale implementation of social and behavior change communication interventions in four regions of Ethiopia.