The need to have a legal framework for the early years
Osmar Terra is a political leader in early childhood in Brazil. A paediatrician, he is now President of the Parliamentary Front for Early Childhood in the National Congress of Brazil. When serving as the Secretary for Health in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, he created and implemented the Primeira Infância Melhor (PIM) (Better Early Childhood) programme, which provides home visiting services at scale. Here he talks to ECM about promoting support for early learning on a national scale.