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close this bookThe Condition of Young Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Convergence of Health, Nutrition, and Early Education (WB, 1996, 64 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Socioeconomic indicators and trends affecting child survival and development
Open this folder and view contents2. The status of children In sub-Saharan Africa
View the documentAnnex 1: A list of sub-saharan African countries
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The authors wish to acknowledge the guidance provided by an advisory group consisting of the following persons: Samuel Lieberman, Principal Human Resource Economist, EA2PH, Mary E. Young, Senior PHN Specialist, HDD, and Margaret Grieco, Social Scientist, Gender Team, AFTHR. External reviews were provided by Ash Hartwell, Education Specialist, USAID, Washington; Linda Biersteker, Child Research Specialist, Early Learning Resource Unit, South Africa; and Fred Woods, Director, Early Beginnings Program, Save the Children, USA. The Managing Division Chief is Ishrat Husain, AFTHR, and the Department Director is Kevin Cleaver, AFTDR. P.C. Mohan provided editorial assistance and Elizabeth Acul typed the final document.