News & Events

The PROSPERED project and its collaborators in the news, and our events.


Roger Mathisen on U.S. opposition to WHO breastfeeding resolution

Jul. 2018

PROSPERED knowledge partner Roger Mathisen, a nutritionist with the organization Alive & Thrive, was interviewed on Al-Jazeera in July, 2018 about behind-the-scenes opposition from the U.S. on international policies to promote and protect breastfeeding.


Study: Great Recession Led To Fewer Deaths

Jan. 9, 2018

PROSPERED researcher Dr. Erin Strumpf was interviewed on NPR radio about her research on mortality during economic downturns.

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Paid maternity leave cuts infant mortality: study

Mar. 31, 2016

Principal Investigator Arijit Nandi was interviewed on Radio-Canada International about our study showing that each additional month of maternity leave in low and middle-income countries reduces the rate of infant mortality by about 13%.