Child growth standards

The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS): Rationale, planning, and implementation

Mercedes de Onis (WHO), Cutberto Garza (UNU), Cesar G. Victora (Brazil), Maharaj K. Bhan (India), and Kaare R. Norum (Norway), guest editors

Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2004;25(supplement 1):S3-S84.

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  • Preface
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    LEE Jong-wook, Director-General, World Health Organization, and H. van Ginkel, Rector, United Nations University
  • Rationale
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    Rationale for developing a new international growth reference —C. Garza and M. de Onis, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Planning, study design, and methodology
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    The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study: Planning, study design, and methodology —M. de Onis, C. Garza, C. G. Victora, A. W. Onyango, E. A. Frongillo, and J. Martines, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Measurement and standardization protocols
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    Measurement and standardization protocols for anthropometry used in the construction of a new international growth reference —M. de Onis, A. W. Onyango, J. Van den Broeck, W. C. Chumlea, and R. Martorell, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Assessment of gross motor development
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    Assessment of gross motor development in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study —T. M. A. Wijnhoven, M. de Onis, A. W. Onyango, T. Wang, G.-E. A. Bjoerneboe, N. Bhandari, A. Lartey, and B. Al Rashidi, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Managing data for a multicountry longitudinal study
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    Managing data for a multicountry longitudinal study: Experience from the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study —A. W. Onyango, A. J. Pinol, and M. de Onis, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Brazil
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Brazil —C. L. Araújo, E. Albernaz, E. Tomasi, and C. G. Victora, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Ghana
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Ghana —A. Lartey, W. B. Owusu, I. Sagoe-Moses, V. Gomez, and C. Sagoe-Moses, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • India
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in India —N. Bhandari, S. Taneja, T. Rongsen, J. Chetia, P. Sharma, R. Bahl, D. K. Kashyap, and M. K. Bhan, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Norway
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Norway —A. Baerug, G.-E. A. Bjoerneboe, E. Tufte, and K. R. Norum, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • Oman
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Oman —N. S. Prakash, R. M. Mabry, A. J. Mohamed, and D. Alasfoor, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
  • United States
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    Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in the United States —K. G. Dewey, R. J. Cohen, L. A. Nommsen-Rivers, and M. J. Heinig, for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group
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