Instruments and Tools  - Nutrition

  • Survey Manual
    Survey package.zip  
    This package contains most of the some computer files you may useful when conducting a survey evaluating 1) the nutritional status of children less than 5 years of age, 2) the nutritional status of women of reproductive age (15 – 49 years), 3) the recent rate and causes of mortality, 4) the reproductive health of women of reproductive age, 5) child and infant breastfeeding practices, 6) micronutrient status of children less than 5 years of age, and 7) mictronutrient status of women of reproductive age. These materials were used in carrying out a survey in Badghis Province in March 2002.
    UNICEF-Afghanistan and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Survey Questionnaire for Children
    ACFsampleCMR.xls
    Nutrition and mortality survey utilized in Sudan.

  • Anthropometric Indicators Measurement Guide
    http://www.fantaproject.org/downloads/pdfs/anthro.pdf
    This guide provides information on the anthropometric impact indicators and the annual monitoring indicators for Maternal and Child Health/Child Survival (MCH/CS) and income related activities. The focus is on the collection and reporting of indicators to improve program management and document progress towards the achievement of results.

  • Assessment and Treatment of Malnutrition in Emergency Situations
    http://www.aah-usa.org/publications.html#malnut
    The objective of this manual is to introduce the reader to the information indispensable for implementing a nutritional program and treating cases of malnutrition. It is based on the most recent scientific publications, as well as Action Against Hunger's own field experience.

  • A trainers [i.e. trainer's] guide for baseline surveys and regular monitoring : using LQAS [lot quality assurance sampling] for assessing field programs in community health in developing countries
    http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/PNACQ794.pdf

  • A participant's manual for baseline surveys and regular monitoring : using LQAS [lot quality assurance sampling] for assessing field programs in community health in developing countries
    http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/PNACQ793.pdf

  • Mobile Computing in the Humanitarian Assistance Setting: An Introduction and Some First Steps
    Document

  • Rapid Knowledge, Practices and Coverage (KPC) Survey 
    MODULE 2: BREASTFEEDING AND INFANT/CHILD NUTRITION
    http://www.foodaidmanagement.org/worddocs/moneval/MonitoringToolsWorkshop/BFandInfantChildNutritionModuleofKPC.doc

     

     

     
  • Kow F, Geissler C, Balasubramaniam E.  Are international anthropometric standards appropriate for developing countries?  Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 1991; 37:37-44.
  • Alam N, Wojtyniak B, Rahaman MM.  Anthropometric indicators and risk of death.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1989; 49:884-888. 
  • Centers for Disease Control.  Nutritional assessment of children in drought-affected areas ? Haiti, 1990.  Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 1991; 40(13):222-225.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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