Brief

Aug 06 2019

Advocacy Brief: The global cost of not breastfeeding

The human costs of not breastfeeding are enormous: 600,000 children and 100,000 women die every year due to illnesses that could be prevented by breastfeeding. This advocacy brief presents the key findings of the Cost of not breastfeeding tool developed by researchers health economist Dr.

Brief

Oct 31 2018

Saving lives and giving newborns the best start: Critical nutrition interventions for mothers and infants in the perinatal period

This technical brief highlights key factors that influence newborn nutritional outcomes and the evidence-based practices that can be applied globally to support optimal infant nutrition within the first 28 days.

Brief

Oct 11 2017

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 Overview

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 is here. This phase of A&T aims to further enhance sustainability of projects and processes that generate positive improvements in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN).

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Jul 08 2017

Country nutrition profile briefs

This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans.

Brief

Nov 07 2014

Impact of early initiation of exclusive breastfeeding on newborn deaths (Insight Series)

Explores the pathways by which early and exclusive breastfeeding reduces newborn deaths and discusses program implications.

Brief

Nov 07 2014

Why stunting matters (Insight Series)

Discusses the negative effects of stunting on survival, childhood and adult health, learning capacity, and productivity; outlines interventions to prevent stunting.

 
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