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Oregon State Capital Oregon has become the first state in the USA to adopt Childhood and Early Parenting Principles (CEPPs) as a framework for action by state agencies involved in Early Childhood Development (ECD). On 17 May 2019, the Oregon Legislative Assembly passed Joint Resolution 15,...

We are on our way to Rio! The FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics is the single largest global congress on maternal and infant health, bringing together obstetricians, gynecologists and related health professionals from around the world. Over 10,000 attendees from the global community will...

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...

The Nurturing Care Framework will be launched on 23 May 2018 at the time of the World Health Assembly, Geneva. Invitation from PMNCH (extract) ‘The Nurturing Care Framework has been developed through global public consultations with Member States and all partners throughout 2018. It provides a roadmap...

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...

Early Interventions to Break the Inter-generational Cycle of Adversity and Violence Recent research in the field of Early Childhood Development has identified the ‘critical years’, from conception to age 5, as the foundation that shapes brain development, and has a lifelong impact on physical and mental...

Prof. Richard Tremblay receiving the Stockholm Prize in Criminology from Queen Silvia of Sweden CEPPS in Stockholm!  Valerie Unite, Co-Founder and Executive Director of CEPPs Global Initiative was invited to attend the Stockholm Criminology Symposium in June. At a gala dinner Prof. Richard Tremblay  was awarded this prestigious...

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, June 12-16 "200 organisations have come together this week to highlight National Infant Mental Health Week which focuses on raising awareness of the importance of giving every child the best possible start in life, beginning from conception. Discussions (Twitter Chat), 8-9 pm....

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