Evaluating a Comprehensive School Health Program in Zambia

Fall 2023 GGR Recipient

Andrew Avitabile (Education)

Healthy Learners is an international NGO that developed an innovative, low-cost school health program in Zambia. Their program delivers a comprehensive range of services through teachers trained as “School Health Workers”. Using a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT), a team of researchers will evaluate the impact of the Healthy Learners program on outcomes such as student health and education. The GGR award will enable Andrew Avitabile, an education policy PhD student at UVA, to travel to Zambia and support the launch of the study.