Files for printing adult MUAC measuring tapes (string method)

Design files for adult tapes that use the string method to find the arm mid-point.


Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) tapes are used to screen for malnutrition in community and hospital settings.

The files include diagrams that explain how to find the middle of the arm using a piece of string and are accompanied by UNICEF specifications.

Four languages are available: Arabic, English, French and Spanish.

Read also instructions on how to check the quality of locally and regionally sourced tapes.