This overview paper summarizes and builds on papers from the Stop Stunting Conference of 2014, advocating to focus on child feeding, women's nutrition, and household sanitation as investment areas to prevent child stunting in South Asia.
Achieving behaviour change at scale: Alive & Thrive’s infant and young child feeding programme in Bangladesh (Sanghvi, T., 2016. Maternal & Child Nutrition)
This article details Alive & Thrive’s effective strategies, approaches, and intervention design to scale-up of IYCF interventions in Bangladesh from 2010 to 2014. Keys to scale-up included synergistic partnerships with NGOs, like-minded stakeholders, and donors.
Changes in the policy environment for infant and young child feeding in Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia, and the role of targeted advocacy (Harris, J., 2011. BMC Public Health)
To fill a knowledge gap of how potential contribution of targeted advocacy can improve policy environments in low and middle-income countries, this study tracked changes in the policy environment over a four-year period in three countries and examined the role of targeted nutrition and IYCF advoc
These two infographics summarize Alive & Thrive’s work in Bangladesh from 2009 to 2014. The rigorously evaluated intervention resulted in large scale improvements in exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices.
This paper included a literature review and four case studies (including A&T work in Bangladesh) on large-scale nutrition programs with proven impact.
Developing evidence-based advocacy and policy change strategies to protect, promote, and support infant and young child feeding (Hajeebhoy N., 2013. Food and Nutrition Bulletin)
This article was part of a special supplement in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin on the Alive & Thrive (A&T) project. Despite the existence of a strong evidence base for investing in infant and young child feeding (IYCF), sufficiently supported IYCF policies and programs are rare.