This webinar probed further into the Thematic Brief ‘Tobacco control for children’s health and development’ and provided examples of​ how comprehensive smoke-free policies positively impact child health and development.

This meeting launched the thematic brief “Nurturing care for every newborn”, which summarizes why nurturing care is essential for every newborn to survive and thrive. It outlined the five components of nurturing care and contained examples of practical actions to create and strengthen nurturing environments for newborns, including those who are born too soon, small or sick.

The U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan and the COVID-19 Infant Feeding Research Interest Group (CIF-RIG) invited interested parties to attend a webinar on infant feeding during HIV, Ebola, and COVID-19. The hosts reviewed recent experiences in reaction to global infectious disease impact on infant feeding practices and began a discussion on how lessons learned might be leveraged to improve future readiness and impact.

The Nutrition subgroup of the Child Health Task Force hosted this panel discussion on lessons learnt integrating additional components of nurturing care with nutrition interventions in development and humanitarian contexts. Panelists shared experiences from multiple countries including Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Sudan.

This Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional event presented highlights from the World Bank’s new report: “Better jobs and brighter futures: Investing in childcare to build human capital”. It reviewed the childcare context in MENA, and engaged policymakers across the region the region on challenges, opportunities and promising approaches.

The fourth national ECD stakeholders’ conference was held in Siaya county and hosted at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.

This conference sought to create a common platform for all stakeholders to dialogue on Ghana’s milestones in the implementation of the Nurturing Care Framework, stimulating the minds of participants and providing a clear pathway for practitioners to contextualize nurturing care in the delivery of ECCD services, programmes, and interventions in Ghana.

This webinar presented an inter-agency vision for scaling global support for parents and caregivers along with a collective action framework and a call-to-action for governments, implementers, researchers, policymakers, and donors.

In this webinar series various speakers provided an overview on how the World Bank works at global and national levels to support early childhood.

In this webinar series various speakers provided an overview on how the World Bank works at global and national level to support early childhood.

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