1/3 Of Young Kids In Developing Countries Fail To Meet Basic Mental Development Milestones

Reuters (6/7, Taylor) reports that about a third of children between the ages of three and four growing up in developing countries “are failing to meet basic mental development milestones, which could adversely affect their health, success in adulthood, and education levels,” research conducted by the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Grand Challenges Canada. Researchers arrived at this conclusion after analyzing data from UNICEF and the US Agency for International Development.

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— “A third of children in poor nations fail to meet mental development milestones: research,” Lin Taylor, Reuters, June 7, 2016.

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