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Bhattacharjee, Natalia V., Lauren E. Schaeffer, Simon I. Hay, et al. Nature Human Behaviour, June 2021

Generating exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) prevalence estimates and assessing progress are critical to identify necessary policy and intervention efforts. Among 94 lower- and middle-income countries mapped to policy-relevant administrative units, only six are projected to meet the World Health Organization’s  ≥70 percent EBF prevalence target at the national scale and only three are on pace to meet the target in all district-level units by 2030.