Brief

Oct 15 2017

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.

Journal article

Jul 16 2017

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

Brief

May 23 2016

Alive & Thrive: Changing behaviors, improving lives

Describes the Alive & Thrive initiative by outlining how and why we began, what we’ve achieved and how we’ve evolved today. Also illustrates the four component framework that we use to scale up nutrition.

Brief

Oct 05 2015

Ethiopia policy briefs: Infant and young child feeding practices

Describes the current status of infant and young child feeding practices in nine districts (woredas) of South Wollo zone in Amhara region.

Field note

Oct 01 2015

Alive & Thrive engages church leaders to improve nutrition in Ethiopia’s Amhara region

In large parts of Amhara region of Ethiopia, food availability and production are among the highest in the country. Yet, so are rates of chronic malnutrition (DHS, 2011). Alive & Thrive, in collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia, set out to address these discrepancies.

 
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