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Best Practices | May 4, 2018

A Guiding Framework for Integrating Child Health, Nutrition and Early Childhood Development

Compendium of Tools for Integrating Early Childhood Development into CRS Programs

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is defined internationally as the period of life that begins prenatally and extends to eight years of age (Siddiqi, Irwin & Hertzman, 2007). The most rapid and crucial developmental processes in cognition, language, socialemotional development, and physical health occur during this period. 

• To help CRS integrate child health, child nutrition, and ECD
• To support CRS in identifying training, evaluation, and documentation needs and opportunities to contribute to CRS learning agenda