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Physical and mental health for young children
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3 National legislation and policies

Within different countries around the world, there are examples of how governments and organisations are addressing children’s health. There are various responses to how individual countries demonstrate their commitment to addressing the Rights of the Child. At the time of writing, the United States of America have still yet to sign their agreement to the Rights of the Child.

This section gives some examples of how health is addressed in different countries, focusing on education legislation and policies, as well as some examples of national initiatives.