Booklet, Guide, Job aid

Sep 25 2023

Workforce Nutrition Guidebooks in Vietnamese

Workforce nutrition programs are a set of interventions advocated by the Workforce Nutrition Alliance, designed to work through the existing structures of the workplace to address fundamental aspects of nutrition amongst employees or supply chain workers.


Jul 28 2023

Maternity Protection Policy Expansion for Female Workers in Informal Sector in Viet Nam

In Viet Nam, 50% of children are born to a mother who is not entitled to paid maternity leave, largely because female workers in the informal sector are excluded from these policies. Alive & Thrive has collaborated with SUN CSA Viet Nam to advocate for the expansion of maternity entitlements to the informal sector in Viet Nam.


May 29 2023

Addressing malnutrition of the furthest behind in Cambodia, Laos, and Viet Nam

With support from the Government of Ireland, Alive & Thrive is working to tackle malnutrition and reach global nutrition targets in the Mekong Sub-Region with a priority on the furthest behind in each context.

Journal article

Mar 06 2023

Understanding the Corporate Political Activity of the Ultra - Processed Food Industry in East Asia: A Philippines Case Study (Huse O, Reeve E, Zambrano P, et al, Global Health. 2023)

Evidence is mounting that the ultra-processed food industry seeks to influence food and nutrition policies in ways that support market growth and protect against regulatory threats, often at the expense of public health.

Journal article

Feb 07 2023

Marketing of commercial milk formula: a system to capture parents, communities, science, and policy (Rollins N, Piwoz E, Zambrano P, et al, The Lancet. 2023)

Despite proven benefits, less than half of infants and young children globally are breastfed in accordance with the recommendations of WHO.

Journal article

Feb 07 2023

Breastfeeding: crucially important, but increasingly challenged in a market-driven world (Pérez-Escamilla R, Tomori C, et al, The Lancet. 2023)

This Series paper examines how mother and baby attributes at the individual level interact with breastfeeding determinants at other levels, how these interactions drive breastfeeding outcomes, and what policies and interventions are necessary to achieve optimal breastfeeding.