Measurement of Health and Nutrition Effects of Large-Scale Nutrition Intervention Projects

  • Jean-Pierre Habicht
  • William P. Butz
  • A. Pradilla
  • L. F. Fajardo
  • G. Acciarri


Increasingly the nutritional impact of complex intervention packages is being sought. Typically these complex interventions include intentional changes in the economic, social and political environment as well as in medical and nutritional factors. We are concerned in this paper with the critical issues of the choice of indicators necessary to evaluate these complex interventions with multiple treatments.


Nutritional Status Infant Mortality Preschool Child Nutrition Intervention Public Health Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Habicht
    • 1
  • William P. Butz
    • 2
  • A. Pradilla
    • 3
    • 5
  • L. F. Fajardo
    • 4
  • G. Acciarri
    • 4
  1. 1.National Center for Health StatisticsHyattsvilleUSA
  2. 2.Rand CorporationSanta MonicaUSA
  3. 3.Fundación para la Educación SuperiorCaliColombia
  4. 4.Universidad del ValleCaliColombia
  5. 5.World Health OrganizationDaccaBangladesh

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