Advancing nurturing care in humanitarian settings: Overview of workshops in Arab countries
The Arab Network for Early Childhood, the International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization have released a new report “Advancing nurturing care in humanitarian settings: Overview of workshops in Arab countries” that shares learnings from a series of workshops held by partners in 2021 to advance commitment to early childhood development in the region, and highlights efforts by Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, and Syria to ensure nurturing care for children living in crisis settings.
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Burundi — Cultivating political will and investment
In Burundi a meeting with the First Lady, Ministers, Parliamentarians, partners and funders resulted in a commitment to develop a national multisectoral strategy for early childhood development.
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Madagascar: Advancing multisectoral collaboration
A high-level advocacy meeting in Madagascar has drawn attention to early childhood development and resulted in a commitment to finalize the national multisectoral strategy for early childhood development. Read More →
A call to action: Implementing the Nurturing Care Framework in Ghana
The government of Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment to rolling out the Nurturing Care Framework. Investment in personnel and coordination mechanisms is a critical first step, given the cross-sectoral nature of the Framework. This requires engagement and synchronization from health, nutrition, protection, early learning and child protection professionals in orderRead More →
Kazakhstan: Cooperation between sectors
Having inherited a health system in very poor shape following independence in 1991, Kazakhstan invested heavily in primary health-care reforms, including in 3,500 Healthy Baby Rooms, where patronage nurses monitor the growth and development of children under age 5 and provide parenting and feeding advice. Between 1990 and 2016, theRead More →