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close this bookThe Condition of Young Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Convergence of Health, Nutrition, and Early Education (WB, 1996, 64 p.)
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View the documentForeword
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close this folder1. Socioeconomic indicators and trends affecting child survival and development
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View the documentPoverty
View the documentPopulation growth
View the documentMigration and urbanization
View the documentChanges in the sub-saharan African family
View the documentChanges in child-rearing beliefs and practices
View the documentChildren in crisis: Orphans, refugees and the displaced
close this folder2. The status of children In sub-Saharan Africa
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View the documentProgress in human development
View the documentPhysical needs: Survival, health, and nutrition
View the documentEducational profile
View the documentEarly interventions, school readiness and subsequent performance
View the documentThe challenge ahead
View the document3. What can early childhood development programs do?
View the documentImproving child quality
View the documentIncreasing the efficiency of primary and secondary school investments
View the documentEnhancing the economic contribution of the child to society
View the documentReducing social inequity
View the documentAddressing the intersecting needs of women and children
View the documentCreating synergistic effects of health, nutrition, and early stimulation
View the documentAnnex 1: A list of sub-saharan African countries
View the documentAnnex 2: Key social sector indicators for child welfare
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View the documentAfrica technical department papers
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