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Summarizes Alive & Thrive’s program framework (advocacy, interpersonal communication, mass communication, and strategic use of data) and results in Ethiopia.

CCTV-America interviewed Alive & Thrive’s Silvia Alayon about what can be done to increase rates of exclusive breastfeeding. The interview followed a story about China’s plans to ban formula ads and promote breastfeeding.

Describes a multicomponent approach for improving infant feeding practices, particularly breastfeeding, to reduce newborn and infant mortality in Burkina Faso.

This report describes how optimal breastfeeding improves infant health and survival and shares examples of interventions from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This report also outlines six essential actions for health policy makers and programs.



This brief summarizes the challenges of and consequences associated with stunting, as well as actions that policy makers and program leaders can take to curb stunting in Bihar, India.

Alive & Thrive’s work in Viet Nam was featured as a “great social and behavior change example” for nutrition interventions. This video was produced the USAID Spring Project and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition in conjunction with the event, Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication: How to Achieve Impact at Scale, which brought together a range of experts to shape a strategic agenda for getting to scale. 

Documents the achievements, challenges and lessons of the social franchise model in Viet Nam.

Documents the achievements, challenges and lessons of the IYCF support group model in Viet Nam.

Over 1,300 Parliamentarians from more than 160 countries and territories gathered in Viet Nam for the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly. High on the agenda this year was promoting children’s rights to nutrition and development. On field trips organized by UNICEF, Alive & Thrive and the Inter-Parliamentary Union—in coordination with the National Assembly of Viet Nam—parliamentarians were able to observe some of the host country’s nutrition programs for children.

Examines private sector engagement in improving access to fortified complementary foods for children 6‒24 months of age.