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).

Brief

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 29 2014

Overview: Framework for delivering nutrition results at scale

Lays out Alive & Thrive’s comprehensive approach for scale and impact through four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.

Brief

Nov 21 2014

Advocacy as a component of a comprehensive program to achieve IYCF at scale

Describes Alive & Thrive’s use of advocacy and policy dialogue to educate and motivate policymakers and program managers; the distinctive features of the approach; and the results and lessons in 3 countries.

 
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