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Buccini, Gabriela, Lily Kofke, Haley Case, et al. PLOS Global Public Health, August 2023

Evidence-based early childhood development (ECD) programs that strengthen parenting skills and promote early stimulation are critical investments to reduce intergenerational poverty. but program impact varies. Contextual factors such as infrastructure, social norms, and recipient demand and interest affect outcomes. The ECD Implementation Checklist for Enabling Program Scale Up can guide decision-making to support program success.