Announcement

Jun 30 2022

WEBINAR: Integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms: Results from Alive & Thrive’s implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India

Alive & Thrive will host a global webinar on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. EDT / 13h GMT on integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms.

Journal article, Research

Jun 28 2022

Process of developing models of maternal nutrition interventions integrated into antenatal care services in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India (Sanghvi, T. Maternal Child Nutrition. 2022)

This paper explores how data was used strategically to integrate a package of nutrition interventions into ANC programs in four countries and engage community members.

Policy advocacy, Research

Jun 23 2022

A review of front-of-pack nutrition labelling in Southeast Asia: Industry interference, lessons learned, and future directions (Flax V, 2022. Lancet Regional Health)

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.  

Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Using scenario-based assessments to examine the feasibility of integrating preventive nutrition services through the primary health care system in Bangladesh (Nguyen PH, 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

Interviews assessed the feasibility of improving nutrition service delivery and coverage through the primary health care system in Bangladesh, revealing the need to fill gaps in human resources and logistic gaps as well as create demand for preventive services.

Policy advocacy, Research

May 24 2022

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Mothers' Milk Tool

Breastfeeding and mothers’ milk is presently not counted in food systems or the economy but should be. The Mothers’ Milk Tool will help.

Journal article, Research

Apr 19 2022

Awareness, Perceptions, Gaps, and Uptake of Maternity Protection among Formally Employed Women in Vietnam (Nguyen TT, 2022. Int J of Env. Research & Public Health)

Interviews reveal implementation gaps in Vietnam’s maternity protection policies, limiting their effectiveness to protect women and children’s rights. Findings demonstrate a need to increase awareness, strengthen enforcement, and expand entitlements to the informal sector.

 
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