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An African Demographic Dividend Relies on Investments in the Reproductive Health and Rights of Adolescents and Youth

(2017) An African Union (AU) Assembly decision in January 2016 established the theme for 2017 as “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investments in Youth.”

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Au Sénégal, les prostituées sensibilisent la population au SIDA

(2000) La Communauté sénégalaise du SIDA vient en nombre assister aux réunions du Conseil d'administration d'une association locale de femmes appelée AWA. Les conseillers des Nations Unies, le personnel médical, les représentants d'organisations non gouvernementales et le programme national sur le SIDA viennent faire honneur aux femmes pour leur leadership dans la lutte contre le SIDA.

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Project: PACE: Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health

Favoriser La Croissance Economique, L’equite Et La Resilience En Afrique Subsaharienne: Le Role De La Planification Familiale

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The International Response to HIV/AIDS

(2002) With its poverty and underdeveloped health systems and other infrastructures, it is certain that Africa will not be able to bring the HIV/AIDS epidemic under control as rapidly as it needs to if the continent has to rely only on its own resources.

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Obesity Creeping Up on Less Developed Countries

(2005) In the developed world, obesity is an object of everyday conversation and mounting public concern. But a silent epidemic of obesity-related diseases—among them, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and Type-2 diabetes—is also spreading rapidly across poor and middle-income countries, where such illnesses have been overshadowed by infectious diseases and undernutrition.

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Project: Appalachia: Demographic and Socioeconomic Trends

Low Education Levels and Unemployment Linked in Appalachia

In 218 of 420 Appalachian counties, the share of working-age adults (ages 25 to 64) with at least a bachelor's degree failed to reach more than half the national average of 30 percent, according to The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From the 2006-2010 American Community Survey, a 2012 Appalachian Regional Commission report prepared by the Population Reference Bureau.

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