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    World AIDS Day: To protect children, we must empower and support parents and caregivers affected by HIV and AIDS

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS December 1, 2017 By Lisa Bohmer

    World AIDS Day: To protect children, we must empower and support parents and caregivers affected by HIV and AIDS

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    The Importance of Investing Early: Q&A with Lisa Bohmer on the Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS May 8, 2017 By Lisa Bohmer

    In November 2016, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation board of directors approved a new Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS strategic initiative. We interviewed Senior Program Officer Lisa Bohmer to learn more about this exciting development and what we can look forward to over the next five years.

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    All Children Deserve a Head Start

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS March 6, 2017 By Peter Laugharn

    Investments in early childhood development programs in impoverished nations have yielded even more impressive results.

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    Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative: Reflections and Refinements

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS October 31, 2016 By Shalini Eragoda

    On January 1st of this year, global leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ratified by the United Nations as the overarching and guiding framework for development over the next 15 years. Target 4.2 of the SDGs states, “By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development (ECD) care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education.” The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has been working in this area since the initial launch of our five-year Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative in 2012.

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    Cognitive Development Interventions Gain Momentum in Health Delivery Settings in East and Southern Africa

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS March 17, 2016 By Lisa Bohmer

    Brain development is at its most rapid during the first 1,000 days of life, when early experiences fundamentally shape brain architecture and future potential. By age three 85% of the brain architecture has already been built. Despite this, the concept that learning begins at birth has not yet caught on and the majority of early childhood development (ECD) programs focus on pre-school age children from age three and up.

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