News archives

Below you will find a chronological archive of IYCN’s quarterly newsletters, news alerts, success stories, updates from the field, event summaries, and more.

IYCN Update: March 2012

IYCN Update: Final Issue, March 2012

New IYCN materials IYCN series About IYCN Agriculture resources Community program resources Country briefs Formative assessments Our approaches Technical materials Training and behavior change communication tools  Welcome to the eleventh and final issue of the [...]

Panel conversation

Series of events to mark progress and look ahead

We hosted more than a dozen events in 2011—including a series of meetings in Washington, DC, and end-of-project gatherings in seven countries—to celebrate accomplishments, share experiences and resources, and discuss future directions for nutrition programming. [...]

Dr. Miriam Labbok

Q&A: Review of breastfeeding literature

Dr. Miriam Labbok, Director of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and author of the Infant & Young Child Nutrition Project’s latest review of breastfeeding literature, reflects [...]

Nigeria mother and baby

IYCN Update: November 2011

Welcome to the tenth issue of the IYCN Update, a newsletter from USAID’s Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project. Distributed four times per year, each issue offers updates on the latest research, new resources, and project news.

Peer counseling increases exclusive breastfeeding rates

July 2011 Results of a community-based cluster-randomized trial, published in The Lancet in July 2011, demonstrated the impact of peer counseling and support on exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) and diarrhea prevalence in Burkina Faso, Uganda, and South Africa. [...]

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