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Global Financing Facility, March 2020

During growth monitoring and promotion, health care workers are meant to provide vital, individualized nutrition and growth counseling to suit each child’s needs. However, too often counseling by frontline workers is inadequate, generic, or even non-existent. This brief includes suggestions and tools that can: 1) help health care workers visualize growth, 2) guide counseling, 3) improve counseling content, and 4) improve worker performance of promotion activities.