Culturally appropriate measures for monitoring child development at family and community level: a WHO collaborative study.

@article{Lansdown1996CulturallyAM,
  title={Culturally appropriate measures for monitoring child development at family and community level: a WHO collaborative study.},
  author={R G Lansdown and Henri Goldstein and Pari M Shah and John Orley and Guoqin Di and Komal Kaul and Vinay Kumar and U Laksanavicharn and V. Obul Reddy},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1996},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={283-90}
}
Culturally appropriate techniques for monitoring child psychosocial development were prepared and tested in China, India and Thailand on a total of 28,139 children. This is the largest study of its kind ever undertaken. Representative groups aged between birth and 6 years were examined and the results were used to produce national development standards-separately for rural and urban children in China and India, and for all children combined in Thailand-which are considered to be more… CONTINUE READING

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