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Research outputs: EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD)

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2020 Understanding the influence of 24-hour movement behaviours on the health and development of preschool children from low-income South African settings: the SUNRISE pilot study

Background: The International Study of Movement Behaviours in the Early Years, SUNRISE, was initiated to assess the extent to which young ch...

2018 Caregiver perceptions of the value of play for early childhood development: lessons from a needs assessment conducted in three low-income areas in Johannesburg

This brief includes policy recommendations aimed at informing the inclusion of play as a substantive component of the curriculum at both ECD...

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2018 Pre- and postnatal exposure to intimate partner violence among South African HIV-infected mothers and infant developmental functioning at 12 months of age

In rural South Africa, pregnant HIV-infected women report high rates of psychological (55%) and physical (20%) intimate partner violence(IPV...

2017 Play for early childhood development

Dr Cyril Adonis and Dr Konosoang Sobane reflect on the importance of play in contributing to development of children....