Despite enormous progress in expanding school enrollment globally, improvements in health have not always followed, raising important questions: Does education, in fact, enable women, men and their families to be healthier? And if so, how? To fill this gap in knowledge, the GIRL Center conducted a systematic review of the evidence for the effects of education on health in low- and middle-income countries.
Psaki, Stephanie, Barbara Mensch, Erica Chuang, and Andrea J. Melnikas. 2019. "Does education improve health in low- and middle income countries? Results from a systematic review," GIRL Center Research Brief no. 5. New York: Population Council.