Child mental health promotion usually focuses on reducing problems. But focusing on psychological strengths can potentially improve positive mental health as well. Continue reading What builds positive mental health?
Nova Scotia’s experience with the EDI began over ten years ago, with the Understanding the Early Years (UEY), the national initiative aimed at strengthening the capacity of communities to use quality local research to help them make decisions to enhance children’s lives. Continue reading History of the EDI in Nova Scotia
The EDI team is proud to release the Winter 2017 edition of our newsletter.
The feature this quarter is a new story about the EDI’s history in Nova Scotia.
This edition of the newsletter also features the results from CIHR’s video awards competition, recent EDI reports and publications, and a spotlight on the mental health of Manitoba’s children.
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The early years are important for laying the foundation for the future. Unfortunately, a chronic illness during these years may impact the skill development needed for future success. Continue reading The lasting effects of early chronic illness
The EDI and the Early Years video was announced as a runner-up for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2016 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition. Continue reading EDI video runner-up for CIHR award
Taking your child to the hospital for an infection is scary. But the risk might not end at discharge. Continue reading How an early infection can last long after it’s gone
Healthy Child Manitoba released its 2014-15 EDI provincial report. Continue reading Healthy Child Manitoba releases 2014-15 EDI report
A new University of Sydney study looked at the role of pregnancy length and type of delivery with later child development. Continue reading Early planned birth and AEDC scores
The EDI and the Early Years video is a finalist for a CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health award. Continue reading EDI video finalist for CIHR award