Field note

May 15 2019

Human milk banks: An essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system

Breastfeeding is vital for child survival, growth, and cognitive development, and contributes to the socioeconomic development of families, communities, and nations.

Field note

Apr 30 2019

Indonesia desk review cover

Desk review and SBCC roadmap provide valuable insights into Indonesia’s Stunting Reduction Movement

Alive & Thrive (A&T) researchers conducted an extensive desk review on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and nutrition-sensitive practices in Indonesia.

Field note

Apr 10 2019

HMB Tu Doc

Breastmilk for all: Launch of new human milk bank at Tu Du Hospital in Viet Nam

Breastfeeding is vital for child survival and development, and contributes to the socioeconomic growth of families, communities, and nations.

Graphic/Poster

Feb 01 2019

Components of human milk bank processes and services

Human milk bank (HMB) services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system. HMB services give at-risk infants, such as those born pre-term or low birthweight, access to the multiple benefits of breastmilk when they need it most.

Field note

May 01 2017

From Breast to Benefit: The Journey of Donor Human Milk

In February 2017, the first human milk bank in Viet Nam was opened at the Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children.

 
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