Pregnancy carries more health risks for adolescent girls and their infants in Bangladesh than for older mothers, even when prenatal care and other services are provided.
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Interpersonal counseling and other targeted efforts boost breastfeeding and childhood nutrition—and can be applied most anywhere, IFPRI research shows.
An IFPRI program finds that distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women is an inexpensive way to prevent malaria.
Research suggests living in close proximity to chickens may make children more prone to health problems. But water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) recommendations focus almost exclusively on human feces.
IFPRI found Alive & Thrive had a measurable impact improving breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
For decades, the agricultural sector has been tasked with helping to curb undernutrition and reduce poverty levels, especially in rural areas in many developing countries. The livestock sector holds particular promise for supporting such development…