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Centre for Child Health and Development

Centre for Child Health and Development
Geographical Focus
National levelRegional levelInternational level
Type of organisation
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Quality PedagogyAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Before childbirth (pregnancy)Birth to threeThree to Six
Members target groups
ChildrenParents/care-takersEducatorsHealth professionalsSocial workersPolicy makersLocal authoritiesIn-service training providers


The aim of the organization is to promote policies, programs and interventions for optimal child health and development, with a focus on the early years and a multidisciplinary, cross-sector approach.


Date: 10-01-2019

NEWS - Un Villagio per Crescere: Battling Educational Poverty

Recently, ISSA was joined by the Italian team behind social project Un Villaggio per Crescere (a village to thrive): an initiative aimed at improving parenting skills in population groups at risk. Educational poverty (EP) is a worrying phenomenon in Italy, being