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Evaluating the effectiveness of a multi-component intervention on early childhood development in paediatric HIV care and treatment programmes: a randomised controlled trial

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BACKGROUND:HIV infection in a family may affect optimum child development. Our hypothesis is that child development outcomes among HIV-exposed infants will be improved through a complex early childhood stimulation (ECS) programme, and income and loans saving programme for HIV positive parents. METHODS:The study was a cluster-randomized controlled trial in 30 clinic sites in two districts in Zimbabwe. Clinics were randomised in a 1:1 allocation ratio to the Child Health Intervention for Develo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12887-018-1201-0

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0000-0001-9664-5003
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
18
Article number:
222
Publication date:
2018-07-09
Acceptance date:
2018-06-27
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EISSN:
1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
Pmid:
29986688
Source identifiers:
871247
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English
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2019-02-15

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