1865-1

1865-1
Credit: 
© 1969 James F. Phillips, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
James F. Phillips
Location: 
Biafra
Nigeria
NG
Date taken: 
June 30, 1969
Project: 
Known Person: 

Caption

The International Committee of the Red Cross developed child health screening tools during the Nigerian Civil War by measuring the heights and circumferences of clinically healthy children. The child in this photo is being measured and examined as part of the process for generating the scale.

History of Use

Organization Media Type Title
MEASURE DHS Brochure MEASURE DHS Publications Brochure, Fall 2005, October 2005
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Website www.jhsph.edu/academics/mph 'Master of Public Health', August 2003
Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humantarian Action - ALNAP Website www.alnap.org, August 2006
Providence College Teaching Material Biafra: a war remembered
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Powerpoint Presentation Biafra at 50: A War Remember