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fechar este livroAssessment of Nutritional Status in Emergency-Affected Populations - Adolescents (UNSSCN, 2000, 24 p.)
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Ver o documentoIntroduction
Ver o documentoBackground on anthropometry
abre esta pasta e visualiza o conteúdoCurrent WHO recommendations for adolescent anthropometry
abre esta pasta e visualiza o conteúdoComplications of adolescent anthropometry
abre esta pasta e visualiza o conteúdoWhich anthropometric index?
abre esta pasta e visualiza o conteúdoPossible solutions for the future
Ver o documentoFuture research needs
Ver o documentoConclusions and recommendations
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Ver o documentoANNEX 1. Median and 70% of median weights for various heights, for males and female adolescents. Data from Michael Golden.
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July 2000

Bradley A. Woodruff & Arabella Duffield

This report is issued on the general responsibility of the Secretariat of the UN ACC/Sub-Committee on Nutrition; the material it contains should not be regarded as necessarily endorsed by, or reflecting the official position of the ACC/SCN and its UN member agencies. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the ACC/SCN or its UN member agencies concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

This report was written by:
Bradley A. Woodruff, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, U.S.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Arabella Duffield, ACC/SCN Secretariat

We are grateful to the following reviewers for their comments:

Monika Bler (WHO), Tim Cole (Institute of Child Health), Mary Corbett (Concern), Mercedes de Onis (WHO), Mike Golden (University of Aberdeen), Saskia van der Kam (Mcins Sans Frontis), Carlos Navarro-Colorado (Action Contre La Faim), Nick Norgan (University of Loughborough), Claudine Prudhon (Action Contre La Faim), Simon Strickland (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Stanley Ulijaszek (Oxford University).

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Funding support is gratefully acknowledged from CIDA, DFA (Ireland), NORAD, DFID (UK), UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP.

This report was made possible through the support provided by the Food and Nutrition Assistance (FANta) Project by the Office of Health and Nutrition Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support and Research at the U.S. Agency for International Development, under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. HNE-A-00-98-00046-00 awarded to the Academy for Educational Development (AED). The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.