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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
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Abbreviations

ALC

Active Learning Capacity

ECD

Early Childhood Development

DHS

Demographic and Health Surveys

DPT

Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus

HDI

Human Development Index

IFPRI

International Food Policy Research Institute

IMR

Infant Mortality Rate

GER

Gross Enrollment Ratio

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

ORT

Oral Rehydration Therapy

SSA

Sub-Saharan Africa

TB

Tuberculosis

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

WIC

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children