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Could cash and good parenting affect child cognitive development? A cross-sectional study in South Africa and Malawi.

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BACKGROUND:Social protection interventions, including cash grants and care provision have been shown to effectively reduce some negative impacts of the HIV epidemic on adolescents and families. Less is known about the role of social protection on younger HIV affected populations. This study explored the impact of cash grants on children's cognitive development. Additionally, we examined whether combined cash and care (operationalised as good parenting) was associated with improved cogniti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12887-017-0883-z

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0000-0002-5902-8011
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0418-835X
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
17
Article number:
123
Publication date:
2017-05-12
Acceptance date:
2017-05-08
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ISSN:
1471-2431
Pmid:
28499423
Source identifiers:
695821
Language:
English
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pubs:695821
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uuid:f72f0f35-d6ce-4d05-b5be-d589aa8d635c
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pubs:695821
Deposit date:
2019-02-18

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