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Randomized controlled trial of a home-visiting intervention on infant cognitive development in peri-urban South Africa

June 12, 2019

The purpose of this study was to examine whether a home visiting intervention had the same affect on improving caregiving quality with mothers who expressed a depressed mood at birth. Mothers were randomly assigned to home visiting or standard postnatal care and their interaction with children was assessed three years post-partum. Findings showed that home… View Article

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Global Survey of Inclusive Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Intervention Programs

June 10, 2019

Despite growing momentum around early childhood development, little is known about the extent to which Inclusive Early Childhood Development (IECD) and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) programs and support services are being developed and implemented globally. This report includes the findings of extensive research by the RISE Institute, in collaboration with UNICEF and the ECD Task… View Article

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Reframing Early Childhood Development and Learning

February 6, 2019

This website is a full communications toolkit designed to advocate and build public support for early childhood development policies and programs in Kenya. The site includes deeper research and learning framing recommendations communication tools While created for Kenya, the communication videos and tools offer creative ideas for other context’s to adapt.  

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Adolescent Treatment Literacy Guide For Use in Support Group Settings

January 11, 2019

The Adolescent Treatment Literacy Guide was developed to help adolescents understand HIV, antiretroviral (ARV) regimens, and the importance of adherence to HIV care and treatment. The guide also aims to help adolescents understand the importance of taking control of their lives, set life goals, and achieve their full potential alongside management of this chronic condition…. View Article

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Resource Compendium for Integration of Early Childhood Development into Programs for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV (OVC)

January 10, 2019

With support from USAID, the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children Project (4Children) was tasked with reviewing and documenting opportunities to integrate early childhood development (ECD) into HIV programming. Written for USAID and PEPFAR implementing partners, with a focus on OVC practitioners, this is a user-friendly compendium of current resources, information and job aids for early childhood… View Article

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The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2018

December 10, 2018

The report is based on the Child- Friendliness Index (CFI), which ranks 52 African nations on progress towards realizing the rights and wellbeing of children. The CFI rates Mauritius, Algeria, Tunisia, South Africa, Cabo Verde, Egypt, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Morocco and Lesotho as the most child friendly African countries, while South Sudan, Central African Republic,… View Article

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Parenting for Lifelong Health: Supporting Families in Low-Resource Settings

October 17, 2018

The Oxford Research Center just released a new policy brief on the randomized control trial results of the Parenting for Lifelong Health (“Sinovuyo”) program for caregivers of adolescents. This brief describes the policy issue, intervention, methods and results.  

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Integrating Early Childhood Development Interventions into HIV Clinical Care Encounters

October 1, 2018

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children Project (4Children) explored the integration of early childhood development (ECD) into HIV programming with the goal of reviewing evidence to determine ways that programs could improve pediatric HIV case identification and treatment and developmental outcomes through integration of ECD into clinical care encounters. 4Children conducted a comprehensive literature review… View Article

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Singing to the Lions: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Violence in Our Lives

September 17, 2018

Singing to the Lions is a free training package (facilitator’s guide, supplement and video) by CRS, that is designed to help children and youth lessen the impact of violence and abuse in their lives. The main component is a three-day workshop where participants learn skills that can help them transform their lives and no longer feel dominated by fear. Although the workshop… View Article

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Retaining Adolescent Girls and Young Women in HIV Prevention Programming: A Review of Girls’ Clubs and Savings Groups in Mozambique

August 13, 2018

This report presents a description of the girls’ clubs and savings groups implemented by Project Força à Comunidade e Às Crianças (FCC; Child and Community Strengthening) of World Education International (WEI) and World Vision’s Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) project. The two projects in Mozambique are implementing girls’ clubs and savings groups as part… View Article

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