Cost-effectiveness of health-related lifestyle advice delivered by peer or lay advisors: Synthesis of evidence from a systematic review

Mark Pennington, Shelina Visram, Cam Donaldson, Martin White, Monique Lhussier, Katherine Deane, Natalie Forster, Susan M. Carr

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Development of new peer or lay health-related lifestyle advisor (HRLA) roles is one response to the need to enhance public engagement in, and improve cost-effectiveness of, health improvement interventions. This article synthesises evidence on the cost-effectiveness of HRLA interventions aimed at adults in developed countries, derived from the first systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, equity and acceptability of different types of HRLA role.
Original languageEnglish
Article number30
JournalCost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2013

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