Within three years, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health, alongside other sectors, developed a multisectoral approach to contextualize and operationalize the nurturing care agenda. This case study underscores the importance of consistent leadership and a harmonized vision to seed nurturing care at all levels and across sectors. The case study sets out the process followed in developing a vision shared by different sectors and stakeholders, assigning roles and responsibilities, developing strategic and operational plans, and building capacity to implement effective interventions at national and regional (i.e. subnational) levels. Read More →

This policy brief was devleoped by the ECD Research Advisory Council established by the RMNACH-N department of the Ministry of Health, Ethopia. The brief outlines proposed output and outcome level indicators for a draft monitoring and evaluation framework that will inform policy development, planning and monitoring of programmes contributing to children’s growth and development in Ethiopia.Read More →

This policy brief was devleoped by the ECD Research Advisory Council established by the RMNACH-N department of the Ministry of Health, Ethopia. The brief outlines proposed output and outcome level indicators for a draft monitoring and evaluation framework that will inform policy development, planning and monitoring of programmes contributing to children’s growth and development in Ethiopia.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 →

The Ethiopian Ministry of Health, with support from WHO, UNICEF and other partners including the World Bank, organized a multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder meeting to sensitize all key stakeholders on early childhood development and the Nurturing Care Framework. The meeting was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 17-18 December 2018.Read More →

The Stakeholders’ consultation to operationalize the Nurturing Care Framework by the health sector took place from 14-16 October 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. Country delegations from Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe met for three days to share experiences and develop plans to take forward implementation of the Nurturing Care Framework. TheRead More →