Nurturing care for early childhood development: a framework for helping children survive and thrive to transform health and human potential published by WHOby The Editorial Team
Protective parents and permissive children: what qualitative interviews with parents and children can tell us about the feasibility of juvenile idiopathic arthritis trialsby Frances C. Sherratt, Louise Roper, Simon R. Stones, Flora McErlane, Matthew Peak, Michael W. Beresford, Helen Foster, Athimalaipet V. Ramanan, Madeleine Rooney, Eileen Baildam, Bridget Young
Studies involving CYP are advocated in the literature but we are not aware of any early stage feasibility studies that have qualitatively accessed the perspectives of parents and CYP with a long term condition to inform design and conduct of a trial. In the context of a feasibility study to inform the design of a proposed randomised controlled trial of corticosteroid induction regimen in JIA, we explored families’ perspectives on the proposed trial and on JIA trials generally.
The meaning of participation for children in Malawi: insights from children and caregivers” Child: Care, Health and Developmentby F. Nelson, C. Masulani‐Mwale, E. Richards, S. Theobald, M. Gladstone
The aim of this study is to explore what participation means for children (including those with and without disability) in rural Northern Malawi.
Challenges to the care of low birthweight babies in rural Southern Malawi: a qualitative study exploring perceptions and experiences of caregivers and health workersby Marianne Koenraads, John Phuka, Kenneth Maleta, Sally Theobald, Melissa Gladstone
This paper looks at the infants in Malawi who suffered from low birth weight, and asks the question: how can we improve the outcomes?
Strengthening close to community provision of maternal health services in fragile settings: an exploration of the changing roles of TBAs in Sierra Leone and Somaliland BMC Health Services Researchby Evelyn Orya, Sunday Adaji, Thidar Pyone, Haja Wurie, Nynke van den Broek, Sally Theobald
This article looks at Traditional Birth Attendants in Somaliland and Sierra Leone and at the important role they play in their commiunities.
Sarah Drew shares her research diary about conducting ethnographic fieldwork in Malawi as part of a Clubfoot study.