Activity Date: 28th August 2015 - 29th August 2015
Activity Time - 09:00 - 05:00
Venue: Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai UAE
Course Provider: Dr. Ayesha Al Dhaheri and Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail
Course Type: Workshop
Growth charts are among the most sensitive and valuable tools for assessing the health and development of children. The first 5 years of life are crucial for ensuring adequate nutrition, growth and development of the child. Growth monitoring allows health workers, through a cost-effective tool, to assess and monitor the growth and nutritional status of children. This workshop is aiming to build up institutional capacity to support roll out of the WHO Child Growth Standards and to develop a team of trainers for effective application of these standards in the region. Learn the skills needed to measure the weight and length/height of children; assess growth in relation to the WHO Child Growth Standards.