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The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has joined the CEPPs Global Initiative to actively promote a multi-sector approach to Early Childhood Development (ECD) by organisations and governments at all levels.  A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Geneva, Switzerland on 25 June 2018. Read the Press...

Dr Michelle Bachelet, incoming Board Chair of PMNCH and Indian Minister of Health, JP Nadda 11 APRIL 2018 | New Delhi, India CEPPs is delighted to advise that the joint proposal with the National Centre for Early Prevention (NZFH), in Germany has been accepted from over 300...

The CEPPs SisterCities Program enables the sharing of experience and best practice between cities with multi-sector Early Childhood Development and Care (ECD) initiatives. On February 26, the City of Pforzheim in Germany became the first ‘official’ CEPPs SisterCity when the Mayor, Peter Boch, signed the...

Here is some news about a very interesting trip to Germany in early October to observe the operation of the National Centre for Early Prevention (NZFH), and to discuss NZFH participation in the CEPPs ‘Sister Cities’ Program. The NZFH coordinates the federal and state-funded Early Childhood Care...

Parenting, attachement and a secure base for children A very important and well-documented report, highlighting the fundamental role of the parent as the first teacher but also as the first caregiver and  provider of love and security. Extracts - The Executive Summary: 1 - The bond that children...

A Pre-Natal Project in India - Exploring the ancient Vedic concepts on the importance of prenatal life and its links with ECD today. "Manashakti Research Centre, Lonavla is a famous institute, providing various services to the society. Mr. Gajanan S. Kelkar, M.Tech. (I.I.T., Mumbai), Trustee & Research Director...

Investing in the early years: a roadmap for sustainable futures WHAT: High-level event to discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of the smartest interventions governments can...

Mothers with troubled childhoods more likely to have children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. - The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children   Press release issued: 20 July 2017 "Researchers at King’s College London and at Canterbury Christ Church University analysed data from over 9,000 mothers and their...

Family violence can affect children even before birth, royal commission told "Children are “exquisitely sensitive” to the suffering of their parents, medical experts have told Victoria’s royal commission into family violence (Australia) Experts tell inquiry tackling adverse effects of domestic violence on very young babies may be crucial...

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