Journal article, Policy advocacy

Mar 29 2021

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.

Journal article

Mar 28 2021

Trends and dynamics in the first four years of operation of the first human milk bank in Vietnam

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.

Journal article

Mar 08 2021

The yearly financing need of providing paid maternity leave in the informal sector in Indonesia

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

Journal article

Feb 16 2021

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.

Brief

Feb 11 2021

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.

 
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