He said that IYCF
programmes should have complete sense of ownership from all local stakeholders including academia, researchers and public health professionals and programmes.
Feminist analysis of the economic incentives influencing women's breastfeeding decisions and practices highlights that unfettered market competition may undermine optimal IYCF
choices and population health outcomes (Smith 2004).
indicators such as minimum dietary diversity, minimum meal frequency and minimum acceptable diet were seen adequate in less than half of the studied children population.
It is for this reason that the study set out to characterize the caregivers and households in a resource-poor setting that practice bottle-feeding to further understand the contextual issues in the light of the Global Strategy on IYCF
The objective of this paper is to compare IYCF
practices and their association with child undernutrition in two African countries, Ethiopia and Zambia.
To investigate IYCF
practices among children 0-23 months in M berra refugee camp in Mauritania.
promotion 20, 648 Other - vulnerable 8, 614Men Trainees H/W and community
Other group: 120 essentially refers to beneficiaries of services and IYCF
Other group: 20 beneficiaries of services and IYCF
and trainee health workers and
messaging and training in management of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea
providers and beneficiaries, poor IYCF
practices, and low levels of community knowledge, driven by low adult literacy
Other group: 2,000 eldely, TB & HIV cases and other beneficiaries of IYCF
as well as