Assessment of Children of age group 3-5 years By Team 4 Mr. Ramesh, Mr. Raman, Mrs. Rupali, Mrs. Kamla, Dr. Sudeshna, Dr. Vandana. Dr. Chintu Choudhary Introduction As a part of public health nutrition training programme from January 10 to 14,2011 held at NIHFW New Delhi, we visited a nearby urban slum on 12th January 2011 to assess various aspects of children 3 to 5 years of age. Objectives To assess the socio-demographic conditions and environmental sanitation. To assess the growth and development and nutritional status of the child To assess the health seeking behaviour of the family To provide health education Methodology Study design: Cross-sectional observational study. Study area: urban slum in Munirka, New Delhi Study Period: 9 am to 12 pm , on 12th January 2011. Study techniques: Interview, observation and physical examination. Study tools: Measuring tape and weighing balance, MUAC measurement tape. Results Socio-demographic status of family: Name of Child: Muskaan (lali) Date of birth: 31 July 2007. Age: 3 years 5 months Type of family: Joint family. No. Of members : 14 Monthly income of family: 5000 approx. Per capita income:Rs. 357. Housing: mixed type, overcrowed, ill ventilated, and inadequately illuminated. Sanitation: common sanitary latrine shared by 15 families Water supply: piped water Disposal of waste: dumping growth and development and nutritional status Anthropometry Height:93 cms Weight: 13kg Muac:15.4cms All developmental milestones were within normal limits as stated by her mother. Health seeking behavior Occasionally visits anganwadi Goes to safdarjung hospital for minor and major ailments Health education Personal hygiene and hand washing. Encourage her parents to take the child to anganwadi centre regularly Deworming Management of common illness like ARI, diarrhoea Immunization Dietary history by 24 hours recall method Time Meal Quantity 8:00 am Milk 125ml biscuits 5 175 cal 10 .am parantha 1 200 cal 1 :00 pm roti 2 120 cal Vegetable (aaloo gobhi) 1/2 BOWL 50 cal oil ½ tea spoon 24 cal Milk 125ml Bread 2 slices 50cal Roti 1 60 cal Vegetable(aaloo gobhi) 1 bowl 4:00 pm 9:pm Total Calories 120 cal. 120 cal. 100 cal 1019 Recommendation FOR THE CHILD Personal hygiene including Handwashing Utilise the ICDS services including sending her to anganwadi centre. Regular deworming Immunisation Balanced diet FOR THE MOTHER & FAMILY Antenatal Care Family Planning & Spacing Proper Diet & Rest During Pregnancy Regarding Proper Waste Disposal Environmental sanitation. Health education on common morbidities of under five child.