Human Development

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Human Development
Jonneitta James
PSY 2022 W3A2
South University Online

Human Development 2

Topic 1: Early Childhood

1) Jolly, R. (2007). Early childhood development: The global challenge. The Lancet, 369(9555), 8-9. Retrieved from

A large alarming number of children under the age of 5 were not reaching full potential in cognitive and socioemotional development. This is a major problem in third world countries due to malnutrition, iodine, and iron deficiency and insufficient acceleration during early development. WHO and UNICEF made immunization a primary part of health care for all, the death rate had fallen by the millions in the less fortunate countries (Jolly, R. (2007)). The methods of research were not specifically stated but my interpretation it was done by reports on the children 5 and under from different government agencies, religious groups, and non-governmental organizations. UNICEF called this study child survival and development revolution. They also stated a decline in the death rate from 15 million to 12 million a year (Jolly, R. (2007)). Without the immunizations third world country children would be almost nonexistent after the age of 5. The researchers concluded this was a well needed study and totally preventable with time. The problem is not the lack of knowledge but the lack of resources and funds. The immunizations are saving lives and helping with the early child development crisis. Immunizations are a promising way to save lives, this relates to the question in week 2 reading, is vaccines necessary? Yes, children would not live past pre…...

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