Letters One Laptop per Child and health

One laptop per primary care worker in developing countries

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b283 (Published 28 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b283
  1. Gary Parkes, general practitioner and primary care researcher, University College, London1
  1. 1Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 9XP
  1. parkesko{at}dsl.pipex.com

    The development of a robust, cheap (in Western terms) laptop which performs well in challenging circumstances is welcome, and it is incredible that this technology could be available to every child.1

    I would like to see this initiative extended to every primary care worker as a matter of priority. Many are …

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