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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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A franchise-conducive ecology is largely absent in subSaharan Africa and south Asia, though we observed significant differences between national markets.
The Belgian official also underscored that his country intended to value the expertise and knowledge gained by Tunisia in the field of health to develop tripartite co-operation programmes, notably in Subsaharan Africa.
1998) Using indigenous literatures in Sub-Saharan African Schools (chapter 7) in Schooling in SubSaharan Africa ed.
It is responsible for training primary care leads and dermatologists in subsaharan Africa from the Regional Dermatology Training Centre in Tanzania and has developed programmes in other countries such as Mali and Mexico The IFD is an integral arm of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) representing more than 25,000 members from over 60 nations.
Demographic data for development in subSaharan Africa," Poverty, Gender, and Youth Working Paper no.
Nearly 37,000 immigrants, many from Egypt and SubSaharan Africa, arrived in Italy by sea last year from Libya, which has become a major staging post.
Africa's growth is currently running at less than half the level achieved in 2007, and this is still largely thanks to North Africa's strong performance as in Subsaharan Africa average growth has been pulled down noticeably as compared to the 2007 growth rate.
Of 47,341 English papers with specified geographical location, 51 per cent were from the US, 24 per cent from Europe (other than Eastern Europe), 6 per cent from Australia, 5 per cent from Eastern Europe, 3 per cent from SubSaharan Africa, 3 per cent from India, and 1 per cent from China (Fig.
Luber polemically asks why, with regard to Durer's Rhinocerus, "no scholar has supposed that Durer traveled to subSaharan Africa to see such a creature" (59).
An empirical study of the impact of low nutrient intake on infant mortality rate in subSaharan Africa was carried out, using a cross-country data and a multiple regression analysis.
Convergence of behaviour change models for AIDS risk reduction in subSaharan Africa.