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Paid staff or volunteers – does it make a difference? The impact of staffing on child outcomes for children attending community based programmes in South Africa and Malawi
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2017)
Background: Globally, and in low and middle income countries (LMIC) specifically, there is a critical shortage of workers. The use of volunteers to support such care delivery systems has been examined, there is scant ...
Improving early childhood care and development, HIV-testing, treatment and support, and nutrition in Mokhotlong, Lesotho : study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2016-11-09)
Background: Since 1990, the lives of 48 million children under the age of 5 years have been saved because of increased investments in reducing child mortality. However, despite these unprecedented gains, 250 million ...
Could cash and good parenting affect child cognitive development? a cross-sectional study in South Africa and Malawi
(BioMed Central, 2017-05)
Background Social protection interventions, including cash grants and care provision have been shown to effectively reduce some negative impacts of the HIV epidemic on adolescents and families. Less is known about the ...
How effective is help on the doorstep? a longitudinal evaluation of community-based organisation support
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Community-based responses have a lengthy history. The ravages of HIV on family functioning has included a widespread community response. Although much funding has been invested in front line community-based ...
Can cash break the cycle of educational risks for young children in high HIV–affected communities? A cross–sectional study in South Africa and Malawi
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2017-06)
Background: Household cash grants are associated with beneficial outcomes; enhanced if provided in combination with care. Objectives: This study describes the impact of cash grants and parenting quality on 854 ...