Bucking the inequality gradient through early child development

Date

2010-02

Authors

Hertzman, Clyde
Siddiqi, Arjumand
Hertzman, Emily
Irwin, Lori G.
Vaghri, Ziba
Houweling, Tanja A. J.
Bell, Ruth
Tinajero, Alfredo
Marmot, Michael

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Publisher

BMJ

Abstract

A good start in life is the key to reducing health and social inequalities in society. Clyde Hertzman and colleagues argue that governments in rich and poor countries should be investing more in programmes to support early child development.

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Hertzman, C., Siddiqi, A., Hertzman, E., Irwin, L. G., Vaghri, Z., Houweling, T. A. J., … Marmot, M. (2010). Bucking the inequality gradient through early child development. BMJ, 340(468). doi:10.1136/bmj.c468