Together for a world where all women and children benefit from good nutrition

Alive & Thrive (A&T) is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through optimal maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and complementary feeding practices. Through application of its evidence-based framework and utilization of its robust network of partners, A&T builds momentum, breaks down barriers, and supports a better future for women and children.

Spotlight

Programs and Research

Programs and Research

A new study highlights the possibilities for training, supervision, and mass media to improve front-line health workers' knowledge and motivation, which directly impacts maternal and child nutrition intervention delivery at scale.

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Tools/Resources

The Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool

The Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool

Inadequate breastfeeding has significant costs – on lives and economies. A new tool from A&T shows how countries are impacted on a national level and calls for immediate scaling up of breastfeeding policies, programs, and interventions.

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Updates

Get the latest A&T updates on our new News page

Get the latest A&T updates on our new News page

Our data are now available on Dataverse, Chinese journalists learn about IYCF success in Vietnam, and read our highlights from World Breastfeeding Week 2019...

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