Can lay health workers increase the uptake of childhood immunisation? Systematic review and typology.

@article{Glenton2011CanLH,
  title={Can lay health workers increase the uptake of childhood immunisation? Systematic review and typology.},
  author={Claire Glenton and Inger B. Scheel and Simon Lewin and George H. Swingler},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1044-53}
}
OBJECTIVES Lay health workers (LHWs) are used in many settings to increase immunisation uptake among children. However, little is known about the effectiveness of these interventions. The objective of this review was to assess the effects of LHW interventions on childhood immunisation uptake. METHODS We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, British Nursing Index and Archive, AMED, POPLINE and WHOLIS, reference lists of included papers and relevant… CONTINUE READING
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