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Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of lay health worker programmes to improve access to maternal and child health: qualitative evidence synthesis

Overview of attention for article published in this source, October 2013
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Title
Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of lay health worker programmes to improve access to maternal and child health: qualitative evidence synthesis
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, October 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010414.pub2
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Authors

Glenton, Claire, Colvin, Christopher J, Carlsen, Benedicte, Swartz, Alison, Lewin, Simon, Noyes, Jane, Rashidian, Arash

Abstract

Lay health workers (LHWs) perform functions related to healthcare delivery, receive some level of training, but have no formal professional or paraprofessional certificate or tertiary education degree. They provide care for a range of issues, including maternal and child health. For LHW programmes to be effective, we need a better understanding of the factors that influence their success and sustainability. This review addresses these issues through a synthesis of qualitative evidence and was carried out alongside the Cochrane review of the effectiveness of LHWs for maternal and child health.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 <1%
United States 2 <1%
South Africa 2 <1%
India 2 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Other 3 <1%
Unknown 571 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 122 21%
Researcher 99 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 69 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 39 7%
Student > Bachelor 39 7%
Other 130 22%
Unknown 92 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 170 29%
Social Sciences 84 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 78 13%
Psychology 40 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 3%
Other 84 14%
Unknown 117 20%