Tag: growth chart

Interactive Growth Chart Being Developed for Kiwi Children

An interactive growth chart for babies and young children is being developed in a bid to help tackle childhood obesity in New Zealand.   Research initiative Precision Driven Health has combined with leading child health research funder Cure Kids and the National Science Challenge A Better Start to develop and trial an interactive child growth chart. At …

Growth Charts for NZ Children to Undergo Mobile Makeover

A novel interactive growth chart for babies and young children is being developed in a bid to help tackle childhood obesity in New Zealand. Research initiative Precision Driven Health has combined with leading child health research funder Cure Kids and the National Science Challenge A Better Start to develop and trial an interactive child growth chart. At …

See How They Grow

In partnership with Cure Kids and the National Science Challenge A Better Start, PDH supports the work led by The University of Auckland’s Gayl Humphrey on the project “See how they grow: Developing and trialling an interactive Child Growth Chart for New Zealand children”. In this project, Ms Humphrey and her team will design, develop, and …

Growing a Generation

Summer of Research project by Laura McCrae, University of Auckland, supervised by Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker. Growth monitoring is an essential part of assessing children’s health care.  Tracking how a child is growing can provide awareness of nutritional issues or other health problems. Growth charts are used to compare an individual child’s growth to what is …