Dec 03 2020
Workplace lactation support programme in Myanmar
Breastfeeding is a powerful weapon in the fight to ensure every child has the best possible start to life, but mothers need access to accurate information and timely support from their family and community; the healthcare system; and their employers.
Oct 23 2018
Nigeria nutrition profiles
Nigeria has recently made progress toward strengthening policies and programs in support of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN). However, progress has been limited to specific states—and creating strong plans for implementation of new policies remains a challenge.
Oct 15 2017
Maximizing lives saved & improving growth & development through IYCF in Nigeria
This information card shares a preliminary snapshot of quantitative and qualitative data from a health provider survey (public and private facility-based providers, chemists and community pharmacists, and traditional birth attendants), and focus group discussions with mothers, fathers, and grandm
Jul 08 2017
Country nutrition profile briefs
This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.
Feb 19 2016
Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria
The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.
Feb 20 2015
Positioning breastfeeding as a 21st century agenda in Southeast Asia
Describes how Alive & Thrive is building regional and national momentum for infant and young child feeding (IYCF) policies in seven Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries in Southeast Asia.