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Improving childhood outcomes – is cash enough? | Poverty Unpacked (2021)

Posted on Oct 8th 2021

Author: Madison Little Madison Little wrote a blogpost for Poverty Unpacked titled “Improving childhood outcomes — is cash enough?” which ...

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Children are losing caregivers to COVID-19: they need support | The Conversation Africa (2021)

Posted on Sep 23rd 2021

Authors: Prof Lucie Cluver, Prof Lorraine Sherr “Children have a very low risk of death or severe disease from COVID-19. ...

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SA has highest number of Covid-19 orphans in Africa | City Press

Posted on Aug 22nd 2021

City Press reported on the research on global estimates of COVID-19-associated orphanhood, published in The Lancet and to which Prof ...

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COVID-19 orphanhood is a ‘hidden pandemic’ | UCT News (2021)

Posted on Aug 16th 2021

UCT News reported on the research on global estimates of COVID-19-associated orphanhood, published in The Lancet and to which Prof ...

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ParentApp Team Launch Pan-African User Testing

Posted on Jul 29th 2021

In early May, the ParentApp team released a re-designed beta version of the app to more than 20 families across ...

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Africa’s research ecosystem needs a culture of mentoring |The Conversation article (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Oluwaseyi Somefun, Kudus Adebayo  “Sub-Saharan Africa faces a range of development challenges, including high population growth, poverty, food insecurity, and ...

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The parenting vaccine|Nature Human Behaviour (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Benjamin Perks, Lucie Cluver  “Global lockdowns and closures of schools and protective services have shone light on the vulnerability of children. Challenges ...

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Letter to the Editor featured on the Union Homepage |Work Package 2 (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Siyanai Zhou, Quintin Van Staden, Elona Toska  Mzantsi Wakho Early Career Researchers (WP2) Siyanai Zhou, Dr Quintin van Staden, and Dr Elona Toska co-wrote a letter ...

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Five ways to help your child develop a love for reading |The Conversation Africa (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Author: Isang Awah  Dr Isang Awah was published in The Conversation Africa: “A love for reading can be hugely valuable for ...

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Girl-led activism in humanitarian crises: Implications for programmes and policymaking in COVID-19 I King’s College Blog (2021)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Author: Janina Jochim  Early career researcher Janina Jochim recently contributed to a blog publication for King’s College London: “Despite major setbacks, ...

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