The impact of training informal health care providers in India: A randomized controlled trial

@article{Das2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of training informal health care providers in India: A randomized controlled trial},
  author={Jishnu Das and Abhijit Chowdhury and Reshmaan N. Hussam and Abhijit Banerjee},
  journal={Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={354}
}
Delivering health care to mystery patients Many families in developing countries do not have access to medical doctors and instead receive health care from informal providers. Das et al. used “mystery” patients (trained actors) to test whether a 9-month training program improved the quality of care delivered by informal providers in West Bengal (see the Perspective by Powell-Jackson). The patients did not identify themselves to the providers and were not told which providers had participated in… 

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