25 September 2019

Survive and thrive

Challenge, Jamaica has achieved notable progress on key survival indicators. The majority of Jamaican children are born in facilities with skilled birth attendants. There have been significant improvements in the under-five mortality rate, and the low rate of mother to child transmission of HIV has been sustained across a number of years. Additionally,…, Resources, Solutions, Our Survive and thrive programme is designed to ensure that children benefit from expanded opportunities for good health and wellbeing from the very start in life through the period of adolescence. The programme aims to : 1.    Enhance children’s access to integrated quality health and nutrition services that promote good nutrition practices,…, To achieve these goals, we work with various partners on different strategies such as:, Photograph of a baby in hands Facilitate a healthy start in life: Promote a healthy start in life by advocating for improvements in the policy/legal environment and providing access to integrated quality health and nutrition services that promote good nutrition practices, breastfeeding, complementary feeding and physical activity.    On My Mind:…, Partners, Caribbean Child Development Centre, UWI Open Campus Partner Type: Non-government The CCDC provides support for holistic development for Caribbean children through research, training, information management and dissemination, public service and promotion of the best possible outcomes for children. Eve for Life Partner Type: Non-government Eve for…