The combination of psychosocial, medical, and educational care usually leads to immediate and long-term extra cost, which may pay out only decades later. This social and economic investment may be regarded by economists as being hardly affordable, especially during recession periods. However, we strongly believe that there are alternatives allowing adequate care even in times of economic turmoil. The aim of this report is to raise the awareness of the pediatric community and the public opinion toward the importance of investing in health programs offering adequate protection, prevention, and provision of care for orphan, abandoned, maltreated, and neglected children.
|Numero di pagine||3|
|Rivista||Journal of Pediatrics|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
Corsello, G., Corsello, G., Nigri, L., Sbordone, A., Pettoello-Mantovani, M., Ehrich, J., & Ferrara, P. (2016). Foster Care: A Fragile Reality Needing Social Attention, and Economic Investments. Journal of Pediatrics.