Feasibility and e ectiveness of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{KimaniMurage2017FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and e ectiveness of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Elizabeth Wambui Kimani-Murage and Judith Kimiywe and Mark Kabue and Frederick Murunga Wekesah and Evelyn Matiri and Nelson Muhia and Milka Wanjohi and Peterrock Muriuki and Betty Samburu and James N. Kanyuira and Sera L Young and Paula Griffiths and Nyovani Janet Madise and Stephen T McGarvey},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Interventions promoting optimal infant and young child nutrition could prevent a fifth of under-5 deaths in countries with high mortality. Poor infant and young child feeding practices are widely documented in Kenya, with potential detrimental effects on child growth, health and survival. Effective strategies to improve these practices are needed. This study aims to pilot implementation of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI), a global initiative aimed at promoting optimal… CONTINUE READING

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