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MOYO Weight for Height Chart

7 February 2012

The MOYO chart (named after the nutrition centre in Blantyre, Malawi where it was developed) is a low cost job aid to help front line health workers correctly assess acute malnutrition. The chart minimises the misdiagnosis associated with traditional weight-for-height tables by offering a simple step-by-step guide to weight-for-height assessment and interpretation. Both boy/girl and joint sex versions of the chart use the 2006 WHO growth standards.

The chart can be purchased from Teaching Aids at Low Cost, an organisation set up by Professor David Morley and who we have been working with for many years.


This project was funded by UCL Futures.