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Alive & Thrive Generation 2

October 11, 2017

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 is here. This phase of A&T aims to further enhance sustainability of projects and processes that generate positive improvements in maternal, […]

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Infographic (English and French)

May 31, 2016

Easy-to-use reference tool that highlights optimal breastfeeding practices in Burkina Faso, and is intended for use by decision-makers and stakeholders when advocating for optimal breastfeeding […]

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Advocacy resources/Politique et plaidoyer

May 26, 2016

A&T au Burkina Faso vise à: Augmenter l’allaitement maternel exclusif à au moins 60% sur trois ans (2014-2017) dans les zones touchées par A & […]

Country Profiles - Burkina Faso

Scaling up nutrition in Burkina Faso to build a model for a resilient, thriving West Africa

April 13, 2016

Describes our approach and four component framework for scaling up nutrition in Burkina Faso. English version French version

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Alive & Thrive: Changing behaviors, improving lives

March 23, 2016

Describes the Alive & Thrive initiative by outlining how and why we began, what we’ve achieved and how we’ve evolved today. Also illustrates the four […]

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Formative research to support improved infant feeding in Burkina Faso: Findings and recommendations for action

February 8, 2016

This brief discusses the findings and recommendations from a study conducted to identify existing practices, barriers, and facilitating factors related to optimal infant and young child feeding […]


Know more about health: Exclusive breastfeeding in Burkina Faso (Radio segment in French)

December 14, 2015

Radio segment that discusses how Alive & Thrive is using advocacy and mass media to raise awareness of the importance of exclusive breastfeeding in Burkina […]


Exclusive Breastfeeding: The Only Source of Water Young Infants Need to Stay Healthy and Hydrated (English and French)

December 10, 2015

Describes the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding with specific focus on the water content in breastmilk and the health risks of giving water and other liquids […]

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Creating a culture of optimal breastfeeding: an investment in Burkina Faso’s health, social, and economic development (English and French)

December 10, 2015

Describes the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding in the context of Burkina Faso and presents actions that policy makers and program managers can take to help […]