Health impacts of parental migration on left-behind children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The Lancet
Dec 15, 2018   Volume 392Number 10164p2515-2654, e16
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/issue/current

Health impacts of parental migration on left-behind children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Gracia Fellmeth, Kelly Rose-Clarke, Chenyue Zhao, Laura K Busert, Yunting Zheng, Alessandro Massazza, Hacer Sonmez, Ben Eder, Alice Blewitt, Wachiraya Lertgrai, Miriam Orcutt, Katharina Ricci, Olaa Mohamed-Ahmed, Rachel Burns, Duleeka Knipe, Sally Hargreaves, Therese Hesketh,
Charles Opondo, Delan Devakumar
Open Access
Globally, a growing number of children and adolescents are left behind when parents migrate. We investigated the effect of parental migration on the health of left behind-children and adolescents in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs).