Recorded while on a recent visit to Adelaide, Dr Clyde Hertzman talks to educators about his work around population health and human development with an emphasis on early childhood development.
Dr Hertzman has played a central role in creating a framework that links population health to human development, emphasizing the special role of early childhood development as a determinant of health. His research has contributed to international, national, provincial, and community initiatives for healthy child development.
Dr Hertzman is Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), College of Interdisciplinary Studies at UBC; Canada Research Chair in Population Health and Human Development and Professor in School of Population and Public Health at UBC.
He serves as Principal Investigator of the Provincial Early Child Development Mapping Unit and the Child & Youth Developmental Trajectories Research Unit; and the Population Health and Learning Observatory. In 2005, HELP was designated by the World Health Organisation as the Global Knowledge Hub on Early Child Development.
Follow this link to listen to Dr Hertzman's presentation
Follow this link to download the accompanying slideshow in PDF format. This is best viewed while listening to the presentation linked above.