Breastfeeding is a powerful weapon in the fight to ensure every child has the best possible start to life, but mothers need access to accurate information and timely support from their family and community; the healthcare system; and their employers.
Describes how Alive & Thrive is building regional and national momentum for infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies in seven Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries in Southeast Asia.
Lays out Alive & Thrive’s comprehensive approach for scale and impact through four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.
Describes Alive & Thrive’s use of advocacy and policy dialogue to educate and motivate policymakers and program managers; the distinctive features of the approach; and the results and lessons in 3 countries.
Describes Alive & Thrive’s use of available channels of mass communication to reach masses of people with persuasive, consistent messages; the distinctive features of the approach; and the results and lessons in 3 countries.