Human milk bank services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system. Such services give small and sick babies access to the multiple benefits of breastmilk by providing safe donor human milk.
To inform a refresh process of the Government of Indonesia’s National Strategy to Accelerate Stunting Reduction 2018-2022 (StraNas Stunting), and the subsequent localization of
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.
Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.
In 2014, A&T began working in Burkina Faso, India, Nigeria, and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), expanding its scope to include maternal and adolescent nutrition, and using agriculture and social protection programs as delivery mechanisms for maternal, infant, and young