Height Board Verification conducted at IHNF-UPLB
Provincial Nutrition Action Office
April 17, 2017
On April 10, 2017, District Nutrition Program Coordinators of Laguna Ms. Judy L. Melicio and Ms. Arlene V. Esteves of the Provincial Nutrition Action Office (PNAO) was invited by the Institute of Human Nutrition and Food of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (IHNF-UPLB) to conduct verification of four (4) different kinds of height boards: wooden height board, Habito, Allen Stick and stadiometer.
Verification is done in relation to the study of National Nutrition Council and IHNF-UPLB on “Field Trial of Alternative Height Measuring Equipment to test non-wood height measuring equipment as basis for recommending alternatives to the wooden height board used in the conduct of operationtimbang plus (OPT+).”Present during the verification were Prof. Divine Grace Domingo, Research Assistants Mr. Paulo Bagabaldo and Ms. Judith Punzalan.(Judy L. Melicio)