Infant and young child feeding

Improving the Health of Mothers, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Synthesis Report

Over its nearly eight years of implementation, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project supported USAID's global Preventing Child and Maternal Deaths and Family Planning agendas by: Testing and...

Breastfeeding Seminar

Washington, DC

Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in the Field

The TOPS Program, along with USAID Food for Peace, hosted a Breastfeeding Seminar that brought together those who provide technical assistance to USAID Food for Peace-funded programming in the field, along with other key stakeholders. Key objectives were to:

Spread collaborative: Expansion of breastfeeding in Kostroma, Tambov, Ivanovo, Tula and Tver regions of the Russian Federation

Date improvement activities began: October, 2010 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To expand the practice of breastfeeding in Russian regions Implementation package/interventions: The WHO/UNICEF Ten Steps to...

Existing Education System as a channel for the Improvement of Vitamin A Supplementation Uptake in Njiru Dispensary, Nairobi Province Kenya

Problem: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a common problem among preschool children and is associated with high mortality and morbidity. VAD has profound effects on the health of children including impaired immunity (leading to severity of...

Reaching maternal and newborn care standards in Santa Rosa de Lima Hospital

This short report describes a successful intervention to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Santa Rosa de Lima National Hospital in La Union, El Salvador. The report is available in English and Spanish.