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Guinea-Bissau

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

Guinea-Bissau is a small country on the Atlantic coast of Africa, between Senegal and Guinea. Formerly called Portuguese Guinea, it won independence in 1974 and took its name to differentiate itself from its southern neighbor, itself a former French colony. Guinea-Bissau ...

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