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Chad

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Chad, called by some the “dead heart of Africa,” is an arid, landlocked country with few natural resources and many troublesome neighbors. Civil war rocked the population almost continuously from 1979 to 1993. It had barely emerged from this period when ...

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