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FANTA: Anthropometric Indicators Measurement Guide

Author: Bruce Cogill (for FANTA III)
Publication date: March 2003

This guide provides information on anthropometric impact indicators and annual monitoring indicators for maternal and child health/child survival and income-related activities. The guide focuses on the collection and reporting of indicators to improve program management and document program progress.

Please note that this guide is being revised to reflect updated indicators, growth standards, and measurement techniques.

1. Introduction
2. Anthropometric and annual monitoring indicators
3. Collecting anthropometric data through surveys
4. Weighing and measurement equipment

FANTA is the abbreviation for the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project
Academy for Eductional Development
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-5721
Tel: 202-884-800
Fax: 202-848-8432