Guide, Handout, Job aid

Feb 09 2022

code quick guide

A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes

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.

Graphic/Poster, Handout

Nov 10 2020

Stronger with breastmilk only campaign resources

In 2019, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and Alive & Thrive launched a regional campaign to increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding across West Africa - the Stronger With Breastmilk Only initiative.

Brief

Aug 06 2019

Advocacy Brief: The global cost of not breastfeeding

The human costs of not breastfeeding are enormous: 600,000 children and 100,000 women die every year due to illnesses that could be prevented by breastfeeding. This advocacy brief presents the key findings of the Cost of not breastfeeding tool developed by researchers health economist Dr.

Brief

Apr 09 2019

BF brief cover

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso 2017-2022

A&T’s work in Burkina Faso began as a partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to implement the National Scale Up Plan for Infant and Young Child Feeding (2013-2025).

Brief

Feb 25 2019

Alive & Thrive West Africa 2017-2022

A&T is leveraging its robust network and knowledge base to strengthen MIYCN systems and build capacity in these and other countries within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Brief

Nov 30 2018

Strengthening the integration of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition into reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health platforms in Burkina Faso: an urgent need

Despite recent improvements in maternal and child health, death rates for children under 5 remain high. Efforts must be made to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for health and hunger.

 
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