Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dean T. Jamison
World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 2006 - Medical - 387 pages
Current data and trends in morbidity and mortality for the sub-Saharan Region as presented in this new edition reflect the heavy toll that HIV/AIDS has had on health indicators, leading to either a stalling or reversal of the gains made, not just for communicable disorders, but for cancers, as well as mental and neurological disorders.
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