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R4P Magazine

The R4P Magazine is the culmination of the hard work of many contributors to bridge the gap between research and practice. It summarizes several research articles on children into language that is accessible and understandable for people from many different backgrounds.


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About the Center for learning and childhood development

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EDITORIAL

By: Leonie Akoflo-Sowah and Sarah Dalglish


 

Why is Early Childhood Development Important?

Early Childhood Development: The Foundation of Sustainable DevelopmenT

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Summarized by: Kathleen Lee and Lisa Gee

The Early Years: Silent Emergency or Unique OpportunitY

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Summarized by: Swati Sudarsan and Jessica DeRuiter


People told me my baby was a river baby and that i needed to say final goodbye to my child and throw him away. When they say they are going to bid the baby farewell by killing the child, they just throw the child into the bush

Quote from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy


What is the State of the Problem
Globally and in Ghana?


Risk of Poor Development in Young Children in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: An Estimation and Analysis at the Global, Regional, and Country Level

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Summarized by: Corinne Sakyi

 

Early Childhood Development in Ghana

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CLCD is a collaborative, research-based, non profit organization commited to child survival and development in Ghana. We partner with organizations and institutions to address priority research, programmatic and policy needs in early childhood development

What are the Challenges Facing Early Childhood ducation in Ghana


Challenges Facing Early Childhood Education in Ghana. What do Stakeholders Say? 

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Summarized by: Katherine Lee and Lisa Gee

Early Childhood Education in Ghana: Perceptions of Stakeholders in the Western Region of Ghana

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Summarized by: Dasheema P. Jarrett


Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy

Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy


Which Interventions work?

Nurturing Care: Promoting Early Childhood DevelopmenT

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Summarized by: Elizabeth Weage and Leonie Akofio-Sowah

 
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How do we Scale Up Interventions?

Investing in the foundation of sustainable development: Pathways to scale up for early childhood development

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Summarized by: Neha Naithani


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Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy

Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy

 
Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy

Quotes from focus group discussion with mothers of children with cerebral palsy


Additional Reading:


Rapid diagnostic testing is more accurate with whole blood compared with serum

HIV testing accuracy is very important because both negative or positive testing that is wrong can have bad consequences.
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The social and cultural factors that influence the care of children orphaned by AIDS in the Ashanti and Eastern regions of Ghana

The number of children below 18 years in Ghana who have become orphans because their mother, father or both have died from AIDS is growing.
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Depression and risk factors for depression among mothers of sick infants in Kumasi, Ghana

The prevalence of depression in women after delivery (postpartum) in low-income countries is 14 to 50%.
Read more