Child Wellbeing

The current health and wellbeing of children is associated with numerous long-term outcomes on their physical, mental, social, and economic development. Promoting a child’s wellbeing involves their health and safety; material security; education and socialization; and sense of being loved, valued, and included in the families and societies in which they are born.

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Children’s emotional, physical, and cognitive development is on track, and delays are identified and addressed early.

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