L’investissement dans le développement de la petite enfance profite à tous – gouvernements, entreprises, communautés, parents et soignants, et surtout, bébés et jeunes enfants. Il permet également de faire respecter le droit de chaque enfant de survivre et de s’épanouir et a un bon rapport coût-efficacité. En effet, Pour chaque dollar US dépensé pour des interventions liées au développement du jeune enfant, le retour sur investissement peut atteindre les US $13. Le développement du jeune enfant est également essentiel pour défendre le droit de chaque enfant à survivre et à s’épanouir.Read More →

Investing in early childhood development is good for everyone – governments, businesses, communities, parents and caregivers, and most of all, babies and young children. It is also the right thing to do, helping every child realize the right to survive and thrive. The Nurturing Care Framework draws on state-of-the-art evidence on how early childhood development unfolds to set out the most effective policies and services that will help parents and caregivers provide nurturing care for babies. It is designed to serve as a roadmap for action, helping mobilise a coalition of parents and caregivers, national governments, civil society groups, academics, the United Nations, the private sector, educational institutions and service providers to ensure that every baby gets the best start in life.Read More →

This brief makes the case that ensuring children affected by HIV survive and thrive requires applying a nurturing care lens to routine maternal, newborn and child health services, as well as, HIV prevention and care services.Read More →

These briefs make the case for applying a nurturing care lens when addressing specific issues affecting children’s development. They outline what is already happening and what can be done better or differently at multiple levels (policy to community) to ensure families receive the support they need and children receive nurturing care. Read More →

Note: You can access the most recent set of Early Childhood Development Country Profiles here. Affiliated with Countdown to 2030 women’s, children’s and adolescent health, these profiles of 91 low and middle income countries are the first step towards a global monitoring and accountability system for early childhood development. ClickRead More →