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Health and Nutrition
"Health, education, a safe and stimulating environment at home and in public spaces...none of these is more important than the other." - Mihaela Ionescu, ISSA
In a joint statement released June 2018, the World Health Organization and partners presents the 2018 definition of skilled health personnel providing care during childbirth. The statement explores several categories of MNH and describes the competences one must hold to be considered skilled health personnel.
Evidence is growing that early childhood development (ECD) services have a strong, positive impact on children’s development. Research from diverse contexts shows that interventions which promote nurturing care in early environments significantly improve childhood development and later adult outcomes.