Babies being born during the COVID-19 pandemic have entered the world at a time of confusion and uncertainty. New questions have emerged on how to protect the health and safety of the babies and those who care for them while also still ensuring that all babies get the best possible start in life. This webinar provided an overview of the global guidance, an analysis of how countries are/are not adhering to the global guidance, and examples of best practices from Vietnam, Brazil, and Colombia. Read More →

El paquete Cuidado para el Desarollo Infantil (CDI) incorpora:
– Recomendaciones para proveedores de servicios de salud, personal de educación y aprendizaje para la primera infancia, así como proveedores de servicios comunitarios.
– Orientaciones que fortalecen las capacidades de las familias para la crianza de sus hijos en un entorno cariñoso, sensible y enriquecedor, lo mismo que soluciones a problemas comunes relacionados con el cuidado de niños pequeños.Read More →

These “Country Profiles for Early Childhood Development” are developed by UNICEF in collaboration with Countdown to 2030 Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health. The profiles are an attempt to compile, in one place, the available data for country and cross-country monitoring and to provide a baseline against which progress can be monitored.Read More →

Brazil’s Programa Crianca Feliz (Happy Child Program) was one of the winners of the WISE Awards in 2019. It has been described as the world’s biggest ECD experiment, aiming to prove that teaching poor parents how to love and nurture their infants will dramatically influence the kind of adults they become. The program uses the WHO/UNICEF Care for Child Development package. Since October 2016 home visitors have reached nearly 500,000 children, and the plan is to reach two million by 2023. more. There is a short video introducing the program here and a more detailed discussion here.Read More →