Human milk banks in the response to COVID-19: a statement of the regional human milk bank network for Southeast Asia and beyond
This statement from the Regional Human Milk Bank Network for Southeast Asia and Beyond examines the insufficient guidance on the use of donor human milk and the role of human milk banks in in clinical management guidelines for COVID-19 pandemic response.
This examination of the Viet Nam’s first Human Milk Bank (HMB)’s first four years analyzes characteristics in the HMB donors, donation, pasteurization, and recipients, demonstrating efficiency and operational improvements in donor recruitment, milk quality, and patients served.
Study results reveal that yearly financing needs to provide maternity cash transfers (MCT) for women of reproductive age (WRA) in the informal sector would not exceed .5% of Indonesian GDP and could provide significant public health savings and partially alleviate the economic cost of not breastf
Factor Structure and Equivalence of Maternal Resources for Care in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia
Maternal resources for care in Bangladesh, Viet Nam, and Ethiopia were revealed to be structurally similar and measurement equivalent.
Nutrition Interventions in Antenatal Care and Immediate Postnatal Care: Findings from a baseline survey in Ethiopia
This brief presents findings from a baseline survey on maternal nutrition in Ethiopia.