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    Evaluating the Impact of the Nigerian Midwives Service Scheme

    Sep 15, 2015

    To improve maternal and child health, the Nigerian government introduced the Midwives Service Scheme (MSS), a program to increase access to skilled care in rural areas. Experts evaluated the impact of MSS and found that initial improvements were not sustained.

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    The Urban Child Institute CANDLE Study

    Dec 21, 2015

    The Urban Child Institute developed the Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood (CANDLE) Study to identify what factors during pregnancy and early childhood affect a child's development and ability to learn.

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