Methods, tools and indicators


Training course on Child Growth Assessment

This course has been designed for health care providers who measure and assess the growth of children or supervise these activities. It teaches the skills and knowledge needed to measure the weight and length/height of children; plot and interpret growth measurements; and counsel mothers about growth and feeding. Course participants may include pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurses, clinical officers, health assistants, and nutritionists working in the public and private sectors. The core of the course includes three instructional modules intended to be completed in sequence, for example, in a 3.5-day training session.

This training can be accessed here