Alive & Thrive launches new activities in seven states of Nigeria

Alive & Thrive launches new activities in Nigeria in June with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. “Accelerating the scale of Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) in Nigeria” will implement interventions to improve MIYCN in six northern states and Lagos State.

Violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes is contributing to low rates of exclusive breastfeeding in Cote d’Ivoire. A national initiative to train health workers on the Code, launched with support from Alive & Thrive, seeks to address the problem.

Lancement du rapport Afro BMS 2022

Dear colleagues

Do you want to know more about the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes?

Mother Milk Tool Webinar

We are happy to inform you about the following interesting webinar organised by the "Mothers' Milk Tool" team at the Australian National University and Alive & Thrive South East Asia et FHI Solutions, which will be held in English on 5 May

Social behaviour change (SBC) programs are the key to addressing complex nutrition behaviours. The capacity to build a nutrition program with a strong foundation in SBC requires specialist knowledge and activities. 

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Alive & Thrive and UNICEF have released a report which provides a comprehensive review of peer-reviewed and grey literature on the social and behavioral determinants of exclusive breastfeeding and other feeding practices during an infant’s first six months of life in West and Central Africa.

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Speakers from UNICEF, WHO, Alive & Thrive and Helen Keller International presented information and insights on the role of health workers in protecting and supporting breastfeeding during the second regional Stronger With Breastmilk Only webinar. Watch the presentations by clicking on links in this resource document (pdf).



happy new year

From all of your friends and colleagues at Stronger With Breastmilk Only, we wish you a very happy New Year!