Journal article

Sep 23 2021

What is the impact of removing performance-based financial incentives on community health worker motivation? A qualitative study from an infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh (Glenn J., 2021. BMC Health Services Research)

This study reveals that removing performance-based financial incentives from community health worker programs can negatively affect CHW motivation,  suggesting that program decision makers shou

Journal article

Aug 18 2021

Combining intensive counseling by frontline workers with a nationwide mass media campaign has large differential impacts on complementary feeding practices but not on child growth: results of a cluster-randomized evaluation (Menon P., 2016. J of Nutr)

Complementary feeding (CF) contributes to child growth and development, but few CF programs are delivered at scale. Alive & Thrive (A&T) addressed this in Bangladesh through intensified interpersonal counseling (IPC), mass media (MM), and community mobilization (CM).

Brief

Aug 04 2021

Nutrition and Food Insecurity during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The impact of the pandemic on MIYCN services in India and Bangladesh

This brief summarizes findings of two separate studies in India and Bangladesh, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Alive & Thrive (A&T).

Journal article

Jul 16 2021

Provision and Utilization of Health and Nutrition Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Urban Bangladesh (Sununtnasuk, C., 2021. Current Developments in Nutrition)

This paper demonstrates adverse effects to maternal and child health and nutrition service provision and service utilization in urban Bangladesh during and after enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions.

Journal article

Jul 15 2021

Provision and utilisation of health and nutrition services during COVID-19 pandemic in urban Bangladesh

Despite adaptations to service provision during the COVID-19 pandemic, this paper reveals that continued availability of routine maternal and child health services did not translate into service utilization.

Brief

Jun 08 2021

Nutrition interventions in urban maternal, newborn and child health services: Findings from a baseline survey in Bangladesh

Alive & Thrive (A&T) is contributing to efforts to strengthen urban health systems in Bangladesh by testing a package of maternal, infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN) interventions delivered through NGO platforms in Dhaka.

 
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