Is a pan-Canadian early child development system possible? Yes, when we redress what ails Canadian culture.


:Canada lags behind other countries when it comes to investing in families with children. Canada, therefore, fails to promote health by not optimizing early development. The authors diagnose the Canadian failure. The problem is not research or fiscal capacity, but rather a sickness in Canadian culture. Four ailments are identified: Canadians are convinced they cannot afford new social investments, tend to treat illness rather than promote health, ignore that good family policy requires gender equality, and discount intergenerational justice. In response, the authors propose four policy solutions. Their pan-Canadian framework would cost $22 billion annually, not even one-half of current elderly and pension benefits. The new investment would reduce child vulnerability from approximately 30% to just 10% of children within 10 years. This reduction in early vulnerability would increase gross domestic product 20% more over 60 years than if Canadians tolerate the status quo.


Paediatr Child Health


Kershaw P,Anderson L




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2009-12-01 00:00:00












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    abstract::Adolescents who suffer from chronic pain also report complex syndrome-associated disability and distress that can detrimentally affect the quality of their lives and the lives of their family members. Over the past 10 years, there have been significant developments in both methods of assessment and in treatment progra...

    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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  • Persistent neonatal hypoglycemia: Diagnosis and management.

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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  • The use of antiviral drugs for influenza: Guidance for practitioners, 2012/2013; Paediatric summary.

    abstract::This practice point summarizes the use of antiviral drugs to manage influenza illness in children and youth for the 2012/2013 season. It excerpts a recently published, full-length update of Canadian recommendations for clinicians on the use of antiviral drugs for the prevention and treatment of influenza, with a focus...

    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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    authors: Allen UD,Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and Immunization Committee.

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  • Where physicians look for information on drug prescribing for children.

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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  • Is your hospital safe for children? Applying home safety principles to the hospital setting.

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2007-07-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2017-06-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fetus and Newborn Committee, Canadian Paediatric Society.

    更新日期:1998-05-01 00:00:00

  • Death of a child: Parental perception of grief intensity - End-of-life and bereavement care.

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    journal_title:Paediatrics & child health

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Michon B,Balkou S,Hivon R,Cyr C

    更新日期:2003-07-01 00:00:00