Implementation of the Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes in Vietnam: Marketing Practices by the Industry and Perceptions of Caregivers and Health Workers (Nguyen, T.T., 2021. Nutrients)
This study examined implementation of the Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (the Code) in Vietnam with a focus on marketing practices by the baby food industry and perceptions of caregivers, health workers, and policy makers.
The Association between a Novel Baby-Friendly Hospital Program and Equitable Support for Breastfeeding in Vietnam (Joyce, C., 2021. Int'l Journal of Environmental Rsch and Pub Health)
This study examines the efficacy of Alive & Thrive’s novel Center of Excellence for Breastfeeding approach, and finds that health facilities’ enrollment in the model was associated with increases in levels of both exclusive breastfeeding and early initiation of breastfeeding.
Factors Associated with the Use of Pasteurized Donor Milk for Healthy Newborns: Experience from the First Human Milk Bank in Vietnam (Hoang TT., 2021. Nutrients)
This study investigates the prolonged use of privately purchased pasteurized donor milk (PDM) in healthy newborns, which can undermine breastfeeding promotion efforts and waste resources of PDM for more vulnerable newborns.
Health staff experiences with the implementation of early essential newborn care guidelines in Da Nang municipality and Quang Nam province in Viet Nam (Morseth, M., 2020. BMC Health Services Research)
This study used interviews with Vietnamese health workers and hospital staff to gain insight into staff experiences with implementation of early essential newborn care (EENC) guidelines after participating in training and coaching initiatives.
Strengthening Newborn Nutrition Through Establishment of the First Human Milk Bank in Vietnam (Mansen, K., 2020. Journal of Human Lactation)
Breastfeeding is one of the most powerful interventions to save infant lives globally.