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Innocenti experts produce high quality research that is frequently published in international peer reviewed journals. The themes of publications featured here reflect the entire spectrum of issues shaping global policies and outcomes for children.

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The evolving picture of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 in children: critical knowledge gaps

ABSTRACT

  • The initial impression that paediatric infection is uncommon and generally mild has been replaced by a more nuanced understanding of infectious manifestations in children across countries and by income group, with recognition of a widening disease spectrum.
  • Critical knowledge gaps remain that have significant public policy and programme implications.
  • Insufficient age and race/ethnicity disaggregated data are hindering efforts to assess fully the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in children and the role of children in transmission.
  • Potential biologic differences in susceptibility to infection and transmissibility between children and adults need to be explored.
  • Determination of mother-to-child SARS-CoV-2 transmission requires appropriate samples obtained with proper timing, lacking in most studies.
  • Predictors of disease progression and morbidity and mortality in children need to be determined, particularly as the pandemic moves to low-income and middle-income countries.
  • The full spectrum of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children remains to be defined, and surveillance for and investigation of the pathogenesis of postinfectious sequelae, such as multisystem inflammatory syndrome, are vital.

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Uptake of HIV testing among adolescents and associated adolescent-friendly services

Jennifer Waidler, Rachel Kidman, Tia Palermo
BMC Health Services Research, September 2020 (20), pp. 10.

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Measurement of Multidimensional Child Poverty

Alessandro Carraro, Lucia Ferrone
No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals., August 2020

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Disclosure, reporting and help seeking among child survivors of violence: a cross-country analysis

Audrey Pereira, Amber Peterman, Anastasia Naomi Neijhoft, Alina Potts, Mary Catherine Maternowska
BMC Public Health, July 2020 (20, Article number: 1051 (2020) )

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Pandemics and Violence Against Women and Children

Amber Peterman, Alina Potts, Megan O'Donnell, Kelly Thompson, Niyati Shah, Sabine Oertelt-Prigione, Nicole van Geltert
CGD Working Paper, April 2020 (528)

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COVID-19: Reducing the risk of infection might increase the risk of intimate partner violence

N. van Gelder, Amber Peterman, Alina Potts
The Lancet E Clinical Medicine, April 2020, vol. 21 (100348), pp. 2.

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More evidence on the relationship between cash transfers and child height

Averi Chakrabarti, Sudhanshu Handa, Luisa Natali, David Seidenfeld, Gelson Tembo
Journal of Development Effectiveness, March 2020

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