Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Areas of Northern Alberta remain under mandatory evacuation orders or alerts. For details on affected communities visit Alberta Emergency Alert.

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

Childhood Growth Measurement

The Childhood Growth Measurement initiative aims to enhance growth monitoring practices and child health outcomes by ensuring accurate and reliable measurements for infants, children and adolescents (0 - 19 years of age) across all care settings.

Accurate, reliable measurements are fundamental to growth monitoring and to making sound clinical judgments on the appropriateness of a child’s pattern of growth. Three key components for accurate measuring are:

  • regularly calibrated, quality equipment
  • standardized measurement techniques
  • trained, reliable measurers