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Autism: Why aren’t we aware?

April 2, 2019

Early diagnosis, research and education are the top priorities for South Africa this World Autism Day (2 April). Many are unaware of the condition, despite it affecting up to 2% of people on the planet.

Benefits of early child development programmes

January 11, 2019

Early childhood development will greatly benefit the country. This is according to Limpopo Department of Social Development MEC Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana, who says ECD helps to promote the development of children’s social skills, intelligence, language and creativity.

The inequality gap and its impact on health

February 27, 2017

Social injustice is the biggest threat to global health and a radical change in society is needed if we really want people to live long, healthy lives.

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Draft policy: Early Childhood Development Policy

The public comment period on the 164-page draft policy closes 24 April 2015.

Mothers struggle as ECD centre closed

July 5, 2013

Kestell – The Geduld community, home to 18 impoverished families, recently saw a much needed early childhood development centre closed down.