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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However, food supply suffers from adverse climatic conditions such as droughts and floods, which obviously are a common occurrence in SubSaharan Africa.
The range of channels broadcasting across subSaharan Africa via the EUTELSAT 16A satellite further increased this week with the launch of Eurochannel, the international TV channel dedicated to European films and series.
Toyin Falola & Nana Akua Amponsah, WOMEN'S ROLES IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA.
Most of the co-op's international aid efforts have focused on areas where these problems are most dire: SubSaharan Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia.
Similar in many respects to malaria--the result of a protozoan parasite spread by an insect which forms a crucial phase of its life cycle--Trypanosoma brucei is transmitted by the tsetse fly (Glossina sp) and is endemic in various parts of subSaharan Africa.
The shores of subSaharan Africa have lately received a multitude of undersea fibre-optic cables from Europe, the Middle East and Asia for optimal internet connectivity to the global broadband networks.
In this context, medical male circumcision is considered to be scientifically more hygienic in preventing HIV infection in subSaharan Africa.
Examining the book more closely, the opening section provides a historical context to globalisation, wherein (in chapter two) the author reminds the reader that before the present wave of globalisation there were two previous periods of this global movement with disastrous consequences for nonEuropean countries, particularly peripheral countries such as those in subSaharan Africa and Latin America.
The Role of African Religious Women in Inculturated Evangelisation in SubSaharan Africa Today.
In subSaharan Africa, TB and HIV coinfection is particularly prevalent among young adults.
The papers suggest that all across the SubSaharan Africa, job opportunities in the formal sector have not grown proportionate to the growth of the labour force.
More than half of the countries in SubSaharan Africa are listed among the Tier 2 Watch List and Tier 3 categories.