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Child development assessment tools in low-income and middle-income countries: how can we use them more appropriately?
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    Re:Justifications for the value of good developmental assessment

    Dear Editor,

    Adrian Sutton expresses concern about the use of the term "human capital" in our recent article entitled "Child Development Assessment Tools in Low and Middle Income countries: how can we use them more appropriately?" [1]

    The main focus of the article was to review the structure and methodology for development of child developmental assessment tools (CDATs) for use in low and middle-incom...

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    Justifications for the value of good developmental assessment

    Sabanathan et al state in their abstract that "Optimum early childhood experience is believed to allow children to benefit fully from educational opportunities resulting in improved human capital." Am I alone in wondering why the term "human capital" features so prominently when the lived experience in emotional terms - the suffering and satisfactions - of the children do not?

    "Human Capital is defined in the Oxf...

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