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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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The unique housing scheme, "sources water from right beneath the feet of the occupants." Last October, her innovation won her the coveted 2015 Cartier Women's Initiative Award for SubSaharan Africa.
However, food supply suffers from adverse climatic conditions such as droughts and floods, which obviously are a common occurrence in SubSaharan Africa. Insurance plays a role with our expertise in both providing financial security for disasters, but also by providing expertise on adaptation, mitigation and risk management measures for climate risks in general.
Calculations of these averages were limited to the particular services assessed by the country's DHS survey; for example, provision of treatment for malaria prevention was assessed only in SubSaharan Africa, where the disease is endemic.
Singer previously helped implement and also managed sexual and family violence response programs in SubSaharan Africa and Papua New Guinea for Doctors Without Borders.
Gates, who runs the $37 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said Norway should set aside a portion of the fund to invest in infrastructure in subSaharan Africa and Asia, and buy equity in small enterprises that alleviate agricultural and medical problems.
The first part of the book, "On the Philosophies that Accompany the Adjustment of SubSaharan Africa to the Globalisation of Ultraliberal Capitalism", discusses a world "frightened" of history: postmodern philosophy advises one to live up to the moment, refusing all planning and all teleology.
More than half of the countries in SubSaharan Africa are listed among the Tier 2 Watch List and Tier 3 categories.
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.
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.
The dreaded "Black Death" that killed a third of medieval Europe's total population is still fairly common in subSaharan Africa. Recently, Libya reported a plague outbreak near the Egyptian border town of Tubruq that infected up to 18 people and killed at least one.