Slide ABOUT US IMFeD for Growth was launched on March 26, 2012 as a collaboration between the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) and Abbott Malaysia.

IMFeD was initiated with the aim of helping Malaysian children reach their growth potential, by supporting healthcare professionals in their daily paediatric practice.

Slide tools 3 Developing informative resources and tools which can be used in-clinic to counsel and educate parents about the importance of monitoring their child’s growth nationwide childhood screening and counselling campaigns
Programme Strategies Organising periodic
nationwide childhood screening and counselling campaigns
to encourage medical practitioners to monitor and manage the growth of Malaysian children
1 2 Equipping healthcare professionals with essential knowledge & skills related to childhood growth, feeding & nutrition via trainings and workshops

THE IMFeD PRINCIPLES

Measure

Measure and assess children’s growth status

Identify

Identify risk factors that may impede growth

Manage

Manage & optimise children’s growth through appropriate feeding & nutritional interventions