Brief, Handout

Oct 28 2020

An overview of Alive & Thrive's implementation research

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.

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding and consumption of soft, semi-solid or solid food among infants in Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso: A cross-sectional survey (Cresswell, J., 2017. PLoS ONE)

Many mothers have low levels of knowledge regarding breastfeeding and demonstrate poor practices, according to this cross-sectional survey (n = 2288) of a representative sample of women aged 15–49 years with at least one live birth in the past year conducted during June and July 2015 in the Boucl

Handout

Apr 21 2020

Profils nutritionnels de six régions du Burkina Faso

Ces profils nutritionnels présentent des données MIYCN pour six régions du Burkina Faso, y compris des données sur les indicateurs de santé et de nutrition, les causes de la sous nutrition, les plateformes de promotion de la nutrition et les soins de santé prénatals et infantiles, et les objectifs n

Handout

Apr 21 2020

burkina nutrition profiles

Burkina Faso Nutrition Profiles for Six Regions

These nutrition profiles present MIYCN data for six regions of Burkina Faso, including data on health and nutrition indicators, causes of undernutrition, nutrition promotion platforms and antenatal and child health care, and global nutrition targets.

Journal article

Feb 11 2020

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.

Brief

Apr 09 2019

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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).

 
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