Announcement, Handout, Mass communication

May 28 2021

#BMSCodeAt40 Social Media Toolkit

On the Code’s 40th anniversary, we have much to celebrate, but much remains to be done. Join A&T in spreading the word that The Code protects all mothers and babies, and that we must commit to putting #BabiesBeforeProfits and  #ProtectBreastfeeding! 

Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Can complex programs be sustained? A mixed methods sustainability evaluation of a national infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh and Vietnam

This study evaluates the sustainability of activities introduced during A&T implementation (2009–2014) in Bangladesh and Vietnam, revealing that multiple activities, such as mass media campaigns, policy and advocacy activities, and social mobilization activities were integral to the program’s

Brief

Aug 20 2020

Southeast Asia and West Africa regional Cost of Not Breastfeeding briefs

Globally, 600,000 children and 100,000 women die every year due to illnesses that could be prevented by breastfeeding. These briefs present the costs of not breastfeeding in two major world regions, Southeast Asia and West Africa.

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Exposure to mass media and interpersonal counseling has additive effects on exclusive breastfeeding and its psychosocial determinants among Vietnamese mothers

Combining different behavior change interventions in Vietnam, such as exposure to mass media and interpersonal counseling, change psychosocial factors, including knowledge, intentions, beliefs, and social norms, this study suggests.

Journal article

Feb 25 2020

Nutrition intervention using behavioral change communication without additional material inputs increased expenditures on key food groups in Bangladesh

This article demonstrated that recipients in the Phase I intensive intervention, which provided interpersonal counseling, community mobilization, and mass media campaigns, mobilized additional resources to improve diets.

Journal article

Nov 15 2019

Behavior change interventions delivered through interpersonal communication, agricultural activities, community mobilization and mass media increase complementary feeding practices and reduces stunting in Ethiopia.

Alive & Thrive aimed to address poor complementary feeding practices in Ethiopia with intensive behavior change interventions through four platforms: interpersonal communications, nutrition-sensitive agricultural activities, community mobilization, and mass media.

 
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