Yale School of Public Health professor contributes to advancing early childhood health and development globally

The recently released 2016 Lancet Early Childhood Development Series, “Advancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale,” was developed by a steering committee of experts with strong interdisciplinary and global representation. Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, professor of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health was one of the committee’s 14 members. The World Bank is hosting the launch of the series today at its annual summit for economic ministers from around the world. Pérez-Escamilla shares his thoughts about the series’ key messages and its implications for the well-being of children worldwide.