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Discussion guide for interviews with health providers on franchising

October 16, 2015

Developed in 2009 by Alive & Thrive (A&T) for local use to investigate the feasibility of developing a franchise model. The guide was used to gather […]

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Tool for coding the content of annual provincial plans for nutrition in Viet Nam

October 13, 2015

Developed by the International Food Policy Research Institute for Alive & Thrive’s process evaluation in Viet Nam. Annually in Viet Nam, the Provincial Plans for […]

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Factors associated with infant and young child feeding practices in Amhara region and nationally in Ethiopia

October 5, 2015

Describes the methodology and findings of a study designed to better understand the factors contributing to suboptimal IYCF practices and stunting in Ethiopia’s Amhara Region. […]

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Policy brief: Preventing Stunting in Bihar, India

June 15, 2015

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 […]

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Toolkit: Resources for community-based IYCF support groups

November 11, 2014

UPDATED: January 2015 Catalogs and provides electronic links to resources developed in Viet Nam to improve the quality of counseling on infant and young child […]

Technical brief: Insight 3, Interaction of nutrition and infection and the effect on early child growth (English and Vietnamese)

Technical brief: Insight 3, Interaction of nutrition and infection and the effect on early child growth (English and Vietnamese)

November 7, 2014

Reviews available evidence on whether infection diminishes the positive impact of nutrition interventions on child growth and whether improved nutrition limits the negative impact of […]

Technical brief: Insight 2, Why stunting matters (English and Vietnamese)

Technical brief: Insight 2, Why stunting matters (English and Vietnamese)

November 7, 2014

Discusses the negative effects of stunting on survival, childhood and adult health, learning capacity, and productivity; outlines interventions to prevent stunting.

Poster: 1,000 days for brain growth and development (English and Vietnamese)

Poster: 1,000 days for brain growth and development (English and Vietnamese)

November 6, 2014

Reinforces messages about the critical 1,000 day window from pregnancy through the first two years to ensure optimal growth.

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Power of Nutrition Advocacy Tools

November 6, 2014

Video illustrated the importance of infant and young child feeding at meetings or presentations. Poster served as a leave-behind material at meetings or conferences, a poster for […]

Advocacy brief: Protecting child health and saving lives in Viet Nam through health insurance

Advocacy brief: Protecting child health and saving lives in Viet Nam through health insurance

November 6, 2014

Makes the case for including nutrition examination, counseling, and treatment for children in Viet Nam’s Health Insurance Scheme.

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