The political economy of health policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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This paper discusses the health status of Sub-Saharan Africa focusing on infectious and parasitic diseases, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, famine, and political instability. Its contention is that Africa is stuck in the second stage of the demographic transition (high birth rate, low death rate) and the first stage of the epidemiological transition… (More)

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@article{Cook2008ThePE, title={The political economy of health policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.}, author={Cynthia T Cook and Kelechi A. Kalu}, journal={Medicine and law}, year={2008}, volume={27 1}, pages={29-51} }