This series of country briefs report on key maternal and child nutrition indicators, progress towards reaching the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets, and current implementation of recommended policies and plans. These briefs were developed by Alive & Thrive and UNICEF, and were used at the 2017 Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to help parliamentarians and partners from 20 countries in West and Central Africa set priorities and action plans for the regional Ouagadougou Declaration.
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding, Maternal nutrition, Newborn health
Location: Burkina Faso, Nigeria, West Africa
Language(s): English, French
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Policy advocacy