Bridging the equity gap in maternal and child health: Lay health workers may help bridge equity gap in maternal and child health

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7520.844-a (Published 06 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:844
  1. Simon Lewin, lecturer (simon.lewin@lshtm.ac.uk)
  1. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT

    EDITOR—As Bhutta has noted,1 ensuring that human resources in health services are appropriate remains a problem in many low and middle income countries. The renewed interest in community or lay health worker programmes is partly a result of this, and also of the growing understanding of …

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