The cost of inaction for young children globally : workshop summary

The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally is the summary of a workshop hosted by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally in April 2014 to focus on investments in young children and the cost of inaction. Participants explored existing, new, and innovative scienc...

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Main Author: Bogard, Kimber
Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.) Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Board on Global Health, Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally, Investing in Young Children Globally: the Cost of Inaction (Workshop) (2014, Washington, D.C.)
Other Authors: Mellody, Maureen ([rapporteur])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press 2014, [2014]
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Summary:The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally is the summary of a workshop hosted by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally in April 2014 to focus on investments in young children and the cost of inaction. Participants explored existing, new, and innovative science and research from around the world to translate this evidence into sound and strategic investments in policies and practices that will make a difference in the lives of children and their caregivers. This report discusses intersections across health, education, nutrition, living conditions, and social protection and how investments of economic, natural, social, and other resources can sustain or promote early childhood development and well-being
Item Description:Title from PDF title page
Physical Description:1 PDF file (xvi, 92 pages) illustrations
ISBN:9780309307758
0309307759