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Early Childhood Development Grant

Project Site Name:  American Academy of Pediatrics, Kenya Paediatric Association,  Paediatric Association of Tanzania, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Project Site Location:  Kenya

UIC CGH Faculty Contact:  Reshma Shah, MD

Project/Activity Summary:

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has embarked on a new global initiative to directly support early childhood development. As part of this initiative, Dr. Shah was selected by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to be the Early Childhood Development Expert /Project Technical Advisor between the AAP, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA). In this role, she will be working KPA to support health care initiatives and policy work in Kenyan communities and national health care systems to support early child development and nurturing care.