Engaging Fathers to Improve Children's Dietary Diversity in Rural and Semi-Urban Communities: Lessons from Kaduna State
From 2019-2020, A&T and the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Board worked with a local civil society organization, I Care Women and Youth Initiative (ICARE), to engage fathers of children 6 to 23 months old through a package of community-based interventions to improve children’s dietary diver
Strengthening Nutrition Counselling for Mothers to Improve Infant and Young Child Feeding: Lessons From Lagos and Kaduna States
From 2016-2021, A&T aimed to strengthen the quality of one-on-one and group counselling on nutrition for pregnant women and mothers of children under 2 years of age in Nigeria.
With support from the Government of Ireland, Alive and 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.
This toolkit was developed based on lessons learned from a pilot workplace breastfeeding/lactation support program with the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) and other
Breastfeeding-friendly maternity protection and practices in the workplace must be prioritized to increase breastfeeding rates and improve the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of mothers, children, and society.