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Small Grant: Haiti |Lipid nutrient supplement

October 28, 2014

A small-quantity lipid nutrient supplement increased child growth in Haiti Objectives To test the efficacy of a small-quantity (20 g) lipid-based nutrient supplement, Nutributter┬«, delivered […]

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Small Grant: Mexico | Targeted messages for IYCF

October 28, 2014

Targeted scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio improved infant and young child feeding in Mexico Objectives Scalable interventions are needed to improve infant and […]

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Small Grant: DRC | Caterpillar cereal

October 28, 2014

A complementary feeding cereal made from caterpillars reduced anemia but not stunting among infants in the Democratic Republic of Congo Objectives Locally available and sustainable […]

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Small Grant: Bangladesh | Hand sanitizer + nutrition + WASH

October 28, 2014

Hand sanitizer with or without improved micronutrient powders combined with nutrition, health, and hygiene education reduced stunting and early childhood infections among full-term low birth […]

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Small Grant: Nepal | Enhanced homestead food production and micronutrient powders

October 28, 2014

The impact of an enhanced homestead food production program delivered with or without micronutrient powders on nutritional status of young children in Nepal Objectives To […]

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Small Grant: Kenya | Breastfeeding counseling delivered via cell phones

October 28, 2014

Breastfeeding counseling delivered by trained peer leaders via cell phones increased rates of exclusive breastfeeding in Kenya Objectives To test whether participation in either peer-led […]

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Small Grant: India | mHealth and Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative for breastfeeding

October 28, 2014

Cell phone-based breastfeeding counseling, coupled with retraining of hospital staff in the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in India […]

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Small Grant: Viet Nam | Breastfeeding campaign targeting fathers

October 28, 2014

A breastfeeding campaign targeting fathers was associated with increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in Viet Nam Objectives To examine whether breastfeeding (BF) […]

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Small Grant: Bangladesh | Training frontline workers to improve breastfeeding practices

October 27, 2014

Training and supervision of traditional birth attendants and community volunteers improved rates of early initiation of breastfeeding and avoidance of prelacteal feeds in Bangladesh Objectives […]

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Small Grant: DRC | Baby-friendly hospitals for exclusive breastfeeding

October 27, 2014

Implementation of the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative Steps 1-9 in health facilities increased exclusive breastfeeding rates and decreased diarrhea rates in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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