Philips / Fighting Malnutrition / 2012

Workshop initiated by Philips to help NGO s fight malnutrition on the field. Several concepts were explored from which a few went forward for further development.

Redesign of the MUAC - (mid-upper arm circumference) measuring straps
Children are often anxious during measurement, which can lead to inaccurate results and can also slow down the healthcare worker activity. Trunky and Monkey can be given to the children beforehand to familiarize them with the idea of being measured. They could even be used by parents to quickly check their children at home.

Weight measurement ideas
A non intrusive weight measuring tool which can be part of the families everyday life without forcing on them unnecessary routines