Nutrition

Launch event

Launch of the WHO Child Growth Standards

WHO Child Growth Standards
'Are We Growing Right?' displays for the WHO Child Growth Standards

Endorsements

Statement: The International Pediatric Association endorses WHO Child Growth Standards

Statement of Endorsement by the International Union of Nutrition Sciences (IUNS)

Endorsement by the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN)

Backgrounders

What are the WHO Child Growth Standards?

What impact will the WHO Child Growth Standards have?

WHO Child Growth Standards and Infant and Young Child Feeding

WHO Child Growth Standards and the double burden of malnutrition


WHO/NHD

The Charts

Examples of charts for monitoring the growth of children from birth to 5 years (z-scores)

Length/height-for-age

WHO Anthro 2005 Software and Macros

User-friendly software for monitoring the growth of 0-5 years olds

Rationale for developing a new international growth reference

Journal article by the study coordinators outlining the rationale for a new international growth reference

WHO Child Growth Standards - Methods and Development

Executive summary of the technical report that describes the construction of the WHO Child Growth Standards

Contact

Fax: +4122 791 41 56
Email: nutrition@who.int

More details on the WHO Child Growth Standards are available at www.who.int/childgrowth