Case Studies – Health & Nutrition
ISSA case studies 13
Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe, Volume 2. Childhood,
The case studies describe how countries have used local, national and international evidence, partnerships and know-how to support children and young people.
ISSA case studies 7
Integration and alignment of services including poor and migrant families with young children , Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early years, Dublin
Explore effective strategies being used to ensure that the needs of children from disadvantaged backgrounds are being met as several nations move toward integration of their early care and early education systems
ARAB RESOURCE COLLECTIVE
Mother Child Education Program Evaluation of the piloting in Palestinian camps in Lebanon
The Mother Child Education Program (MOCEP) draws on three decades of research and was developed for mothers with children between 5 and 6 years of age who have not had access to pre-school education. MOCEP was developed by AÇEV, and transferred to several countries in Europe and also in the Arabic region.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 8:
INEQUITY IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: ECD IN EMERGENCIES AS AN ENTRY POINT FOR NATIONAL-LEVEL POLICIES
It describes how conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) was the starting point for the development of a national-level early childhood policy, through cooperation between the government and a number of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). A newly created inter-ministerial early childhood committee oversees the implementation of the Community-Led Action for Children (CLAC) model to improve the quality of the health and education sectors.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 7:
ADDRESSING INEQUITY IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD SECTOR THROUGH NATIONAL PLANNING IN JAMAICA
It relates Jamaica’s efforts to improve quality across the health and education sectors by developing a national strategic plan to better support poor parents and their young children. Through the implementation of five strategic objectives, the plan tackles elements of vulnerability and targets the overall provision of services in early childhood centres and in the home.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 6:
HEALTH HOME VISITING TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT IN THE CEE/CIS REGION
It describes a systems-based approach in the health sector to promote the development of young children, their caregivers and pregnant women, especially from the most vulnerable groups. The programme focuses on improving and enhancing home-visiting services, such that the home visitor is no longer simply monitoring the family’ 's health status but also building confidence, competence and resilience in child-rearing.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 3:
HELPING CHILDREN HEAL AND THRIVE THROUGH PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT: A MODEL FOR POST-DISASTER RESILIENCE AMONG INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES
It examines the importance of building resilience through early childhood education. In 2013, in the aftermath of a natural disaster in the Philippines, a model was created to support resilience-building in devastated communities. The model includes using a curriculum which integrates psychosocial support for children and adults, increasing capacity-buil ding among teachers and adults working with children, and adapting local traditions for building resilience.