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Liberia

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

Liberia is located in western Africa, on the North Atlantic coast between Côte d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone. It is Africa's oldest republic, having been settled by freed American slaves in the 1820s and declared an independent country in 1847. Today, Liberia ...

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