Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Ghana.

@article{Lartey2004ImplementationOT,
  title={Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Ghana.},
  author={Anna Lartey and William Bruce Owusu and Isabella A. Sagoe-Moses and Ver{\'o}nica G{\'o}mez and Charles Sagoe-Moses},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          S60-5
        }
}
The World Health Organization (WHO) Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS) African site was Accra, Ghana. Its sample was drawn from 10 affluent residential areas where earlier research had demonstrated the presence of a child subpopulation with unconstrained growth. This subpopulation could be identified on the basis of the father's education and household income. The subjects for the longitudinal study were enrolled from 25 hospitals and delivery facilities that accounted for 80% of the… CONTINUE READING

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