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Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Africa’s Population: History, Current Status, and Projections
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    Chapter 3 Reaping a Demographic Dividend in Africa’s Largest Country: Nigeria
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    Chapter 4 The Second Biggest African Country Undergoing Rapid Change: Ethiopia
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    Chapter 5 The Third Biggest African Country: The Democratic Republic of the Congo
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    Chapter 6 A Case of An Almost Complete Demographic Transition: South Africa
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    Chapter 7 Fertility Transitions and Schooling Dividends in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Experience of Vanguard Countries
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    Chapter 8 Countries with Fertility Transitions in Progress
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    Chapter 9 Countries with Slow and Irregular Fertility Transitions
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    Chapter 10 Countries with Very Slow or Incipient Fertility Transition
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    Chapter 11 Demographic Challenges of the Sahel Countries
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    Chapter 12 The Demographic Dividend: A Potential Surplus Generated by a Demographic Transition
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    Chapter 13 African Fertility Changes
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    Chapter 14 Access to Family Planning and Women’s Health
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    Chapter 15 Manpower, Education, Skills and Jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past Trends and Future Outlook
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    Chapter 16 Marriage Patterns and the Demographic Dividend
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    Chapter 17 Mortality, Health, and Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Chapter 18 Acute and Chronic Health Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Unfinished Agenda
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    Chapter 19 New and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Chapter 20 Internal Migration, Urbanization and Slums in Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Chapter 21 Internal and International Migration
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    Chapter 22 Economic Growth and Public and Private Investments
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    Chapter 23 Governance, Transparency, and the Rule of Law
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    Chapter 24 The Role of Natural Resources
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    Chapter 25 Population, Food Security, and Climate Change: Africa’s Challenges
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    Chapter 26 The Development of Organized Commodity Exchanges in Africa: An Economic Analysis
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    Chapter 27 Is Rapid Fertility Decline Possible? Lessons from Asia and Emerging Countries
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    Chapter 28 Demographic Dividend Models
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    Chapter 29 The Roles of Governments, the Private Sector, and the International Community
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    Chapter 30 Conflicts and the Demographic Transition: Economic Opportunity or Disaster?
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    Chapter 31 Conclusions
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Chapter title
Acute and Chronic Health Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Unfinished Agenda
Chapter number 18
Book title
Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend
Published by
Springer International Publishing, May 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-46889-1_18
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-946887-7, 978-3-31-946889-1

Thomas Zeltner, Farhad Riahi, Jonas Huber


Hans Groth, John F. May

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