Here are two presentations from the 2005 Washington CTC conference regarding the use of MUAC in CTC (CMAM) programs.
Two drawings that may prove useful for training manuals &c. are attached.
The line drawing in the file Measure.MUAC_.jpg was provided by the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) at the WHO.
The attached PDF shows the design of the numberless colour-banded MUAC strap created by Brixton Health for SC-US, CONCERN Worldwide, and Valid International.
Here is short report by MSF (published in NEJM) about their 2005 Niger program. The article refers to the colour-banded MUAC strap as the "Bracelet of Life".
The attached files contain David L. Pelletier's 1994 review article of the relationship between child anthropometry and mortality in developing countries.
A Joint statement by the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition and the United Nations Children’s Fund has endorsed the use of MUAC for identifying severe acute malnutrition in children.
The attached article discusses the merits and demerits of different anthropometric indicators for detecting severely malnourished children for admission into therapeutic feeding programs.