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 (A&T) researchers conducted an extensive desk review on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and nutrition-sensitive practices in Indonesia.
Building on experiences and lessons learned from its first five years in Ethiopia, Alive & Thrive Phase II (2014-2017) provided support to roll out elements of the government’s multi-sectoral National Nutrition Program (NNP) aimed at improving breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices
This tool consists of a simple table that traces the pathway from formative research findings in Ethiopia— especially regarding the benefits and barriers to priority behaviors—to approaches/messages for the radio component of our intervention.