Mapping the functioning of the baby-friendly community initiative and identifying its needs within the Kenyan health system

The Kenyan government has adopted the baby-friendly community initiative (BFCI) to promote and support optimal maternal and child nutrition at the community level. The BFCI applies the principles of the baby-friendly hospital initiative by extending follow-up and care of mothers and children to the community. The BFCI is being implemented in some communities amidst some challenges and is in the process of being scaled up nationally. […]

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