The first 1000 days of a child’s life are the most crucial period of brain development. Early child development has been acknowledged as the single-most important predictor of human capital but has lagged behind growth, nutrition and infectious diseases on the global child health agenda.
- The 2021 International Child Health Group Winter Conference “Early Child Development: Silent Emergency or Unique Opportunity”
- It brings together the latest early child development research from across the world to answer important questions relating to risk and resilience;
- screening and intervention; race and ethnicity and the impact of societies in flux on early child development as we know it.
- The morning features plenary talks from world leading experts in the field whilst the afternoon will include a choice of two of 11 small group workshops.