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CISMAC study on child development

The CISMAC team is happy to announce the inclusion of a new study on child development in rural Pakistan.

Children of Peshawar, Pakistan
Photo:
Joseph Bautista

The current study builds on a previous project which investigated the effectiveness, feasibility and cost of integrated early stimulation and nutrition interventions within the first 1000 days of a child’s life. The initial project showed beneficial effects both at age 2 and at age 4, however there is little research investigating the effect of early interventions later in life.

The current study will re-enroll these children at age 7-8 to determine possible beneficial effects on learning, behavior and growth that have endured to school age.