Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Childhood stunting and wasting in Myanmar: Key drivers and implications for policies and programmes

Findings indicate that the key drivers of child undernutrition in Myanmar, where prevalence of child stunting is 28% and wasting is 7%, are multifaceted and start in utero.

Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Mistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn careMistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, policy makers and practitioners must learn from mistakes made during the HIV pandemic, when breastfeeding was undermined through isolating infants from their mothers, and formula feeding resulted in more infant deaths than the disease.

Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Nutrient Adequacy Is Low among Both Self-Declared Lacto-Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Pregnant Women in Uttar Pradesh

This study demonstrates that adequacy of energy, and micronutrient intakes among self-declared lacto-vegetarian and non-vegetarian pregnant women in Uttar Pradesh are inadequate, and macronutrient intakes are imbalanced regardless of dietary preferences.

Brief

Dec 03 2020

Policy Whitepaper: Workplace lactation support programs in Viet Nam

Breastfeeding-friendly maternity protection and practices in the workplace must be prioritized to increase breastfeeding rates and improve the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of mothers, children, and society.

Brief, Guide

Dec 03 2020

Workplace lactation support programme in Myanmar

Breastfeeding is a powerful weapon in the fight to ensure every child has the best possible start to life, but mothers need access to accurate information and timely support from their family and community; the healthcare system; and their employers.

Graphic/Poster, Handout

Nov 10 2020

Stronger with breastmilk only campaign resources

In 2019, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and Alive & Thrive launched a regional campaign to increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding across West Africva - the Stronger With Breastmilk Only initiative.

 
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