sub-Saharan Africa

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sub-Saharan Africa

(sŭb″să-har′ăn)
The large region of Africa that lies S of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV/AIDS.
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En el Africa del subsahara varios paises tienen casi un tercio de su poblacion contagiada con el virus del SIDA.
Free universal education throughout subSahara Africa is important in the war against HIV/AIDS and is now well advocated (Matshalaga and Powell, 2002; Parish, 2003).
Flying south from hatching points in North Africa, the swarms were landing to eat their weight each day in the subSahara's scarce trees and crops, international experts warned.
De acuerdo con el informe de Barcelona de UNIAIDS se estima que a diciembre de 2002 habia 42 millones de personas en el mundo infectadas por el VIH-1; aproximadamente la mitad de ellas en el Subsahara africano.
In 2000, the IMF itself imposed conditions requiring water privatization in its loan agreements with 12 countries, eight from the subSahara region of Africa.
In the higher still transaction cost markets like Eastern Europe and subSahara Africa, medium and even large firms use the more indirect channels such as channels 6 and 8.
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The notes are meant to be unbiased and representing only the views of Subsahara Centre-Ottawa.