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‘Grandmother, aren’t you going to sing for us?’ Current childcare practices and caregivers’ perceptions of and receptivity to early childhood development activities in rural Burkina Faso

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Introduction Effective stimulation and responsive caregiving during the first 2 years is crucial for children’s development. By age 3–4 years, over 40% of children in sub-Saharan Africa fail to meet basic cognitive or socioemotional milestones, but there are limited data on parenting and childcare practices. This study, conducted to inform the design of a mass media intervention, explored practices, perceptions, motivators and obstacles to childhood development-related pra...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001233

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4041-5732
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Global Health Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2019-03-30
Acceptance date:
2019-02-15
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EISSN:
2059-7908
Source identifiers:
983163
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pubs:983163
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uuid:3f4decb3-1eb6-49ca-a5a8-109facb81848
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pubs:983163
Deposit date:
2019-03-17

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