Living conditions: The influence on young children’s health

This edition of Early Childhood Matters explores the links between the living conditions that children grow up in and their health and development.

Articles look at the effects of air pollution, the significance of accidents and how to prevent them, issues involved in designing child-friendly cities, the importance of access to nature for young children, and reaching young children by involving unemployed youth in building projects. It includes contributions from Uganda, Israel, India and Brazil, and an interview with Alexis Tsolakis on the living conditions of the Roma in Europe.