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|Title:||Healthy under five kids data collection (GAA) program: NT annual report 2009 second release|
|Other Titles:||GAA 2009 report for NT (running title)|
|Authors:||Department of Health|
|Publisher:||Dept. of Health and Families Health Service Information Branch|
|Abstract:||The aim of the Northern Territory Government’s Healthy Under Five Kids (previously named as Growth Assessment and Action (GAA)) program is to improve the growth and nutritional status of children 05 years living in NT remote areas. This involves routinely collected measurements of weight, height/length and haemoglobin from which were calculated the indicators height for age, weight for age, and weight for height according to the Center for Disease Control Atlanta (CDC, 2000) rules (http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts). This report presents the results of the Healthy Under Five Kids data collection from October 2008 to April 2009 across the NT rural areas including details of the program coverage, the number of children measured compared with the number of resident children, the rates of stunting, wasting, underweight and anaemia.|
|Appears in Collections:||(b) NT General Collection|
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