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Can cash break the cycle of educational risks for young children in high HIV-affected communities? A cross-sectional study in South Africa and Malawi

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Household cash grants are associated with beneficial outcomes; enhanced if provided in combination with care.This study describes the impact of cash grants and parenting quality on 854 children aged 5-15 (South African and Malawi) on educational outcomes including enrolment, regular attendance, correct class for age and school progress (controlling for cognitive performance). Consecutive attenders at randomly selected Community based organisations were recruited. The effects of cash plus good...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.7189/jogh.07.020409

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Tomlinson, M More by this author
Hensels, IS More by this author
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(FP7/2007–2013) n°313421
National Research Foundation, South Africa More from this funder
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Global Health Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Global Health Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
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Article: 020409
Publication date:
2017-11-24
Acceptance date:
2017-05-08
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EISSN:
2047-2986
ISSN:
2047-2978
Pubs id:
pubs:817853
URN:
uri:8f2cc38c-afdb-4b84-9748-0cce68299b77
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uuid:8f2cc38c-afdb-4b84-9748-0cce68299b77
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pubs:817853
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