Announcement

Sep 18 2022

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Stronger With Breastmilk Only website

Breastmilkonly.com, the online home of the Stronger With Breastmilk Only regional initiative, has been redesigned, in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO.

Brief

Sep 17 2022

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Nigeria Nutrition Profiles for Bauchi, Borno, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Sokoto and Yobe states

In 2022, Alive & Thrive expanded its activities in Nigeria. These nutrition profiles provide stakeholders a snapshot of the situation in each of the states where Alive & Thrive is now working with government and other partners to improve MIYCAN outcomes.

Presentation, Video

Aug 26 2022

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Accelerating the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in West and Central Africa: Leveraging Experiences from Southeast Asia

In August 2022, UNICEF, WHO, Irish Aid and Alive & Thrive's offices in West Africa and Southeast Asia collabor

Announcement

Aug 01 2022

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WEBINAR: Accelerating the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in West and Central Africa. Leveraging Experiences from Southeast Asia

The Stronger with Breastmilk Only regional initiative, a collaboration of UNICEF, WHO and Alive & Thrive, is pleased to invite stakeholders to a 90-minute webinar on August 22 at 12:00 GMT to discuss how to accelera

Brief

Jul 16 2022

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Regional Model Law for regulating the marketing of BMS

As part of the efforts to protect breastfeeding and save lives, UNICEF, WHO, Alive & Thrive, HKI and IBFAN, in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), have developed a regional model law for regulating the marketing of breastmilk substitutes, foods for infants and youn

Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Breastfeeding Interpersonal Communication, Mobile Phone Support, and Mass Media Messaging Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 and 24 Weeks Among Clients of Private Health Facilities in Lagos, Nigeria (Flax, V. Journal of Nutrition)

A breastfeeding promotion intervention in private facilities in Lagos, which included training for healthcare providers, increased the percentage of exclusively breastfed infants but had no impact on early initiation of breastfeeding.

 
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