WHO Growth Charts - Resources for Health Professionals


A Health Professional's Guide for using the WHO Growth Charts for Canada

This Guide introduces the WHO Growth Charts for Canada which were first released in 2010 and redesigned in 2014 to address some primary design issues. It provides some key features of the charts and illustrates how to perform accurate anthropometric measurements in children.


WHO Growth Chart Assessment and Counselling – Key Messages and Actions

This two page chart provides health professionals with key steps to take when assessing growth of children 0-19 years and key messages and discussion points to deliver to caregivers regarding their child's growth.

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Growth Monitoring of Infants and Children Using the 2006 World Health Organization [WHO] Child Growth Standards and 2007 WHO Growth References - Questions and Answers for Health Professionals (March 2012)

Frequently asked questions and answers designed to support the implementation of the new growth monitoring tools included in Promoting Optimal Monitoring of Child Growth in Canada: Using the New WHO Growth Charts (2010).

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