Research suggests an optimal anemia reduction strategy would take a holistic, nutrition-sensitive approach that targets factors such as hygiene, family planning, and healthy diets.
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A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.
How breastfeeding and related practices buttress children's health and growth in developing countries.
Evidence shows that breastfeeding support can make a big difference in children's health. This is the next frontier in sustainable development.
IFPRI found Alive & Thrive had a measurable impact improving breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
The following story was originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. Quality healthcare plays a crucial role in improving the lives of the poor. In many developing countries, however, high-quality healthcare can be hard to come by. This is par…
Rohima (not her real name), a 25-year- old woman, lives in a new corrugated iron one-room house in the Manikganj district of Bangladesh with her husband and two daughters. In 2004, her husband, a day laborer, suffered a stomach ulcer which required exp…