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Descriptor English: Burkina Faso
Descriptor Spanish: Burkina Faso
Descriptor Portuguese: Burkina Faso
Descriptor French: Burkina
Entry term(s): Burkina Fasso
Upper Volta
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.190.245
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002050
Scope note: A republic in western Africa, south and east of MALI and west of NIGER. Its capital is Ouagadougou. It was formerly called Upper Volta until 1984.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 1986; was UPPER VOLTA 1963-1985
DeCS ID: 19025
Unique ID: D002050
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Burkina Faso - Preferred
Concept UI M0003057
Scope note A republic in western Africa, south and east of MALI and west of NIGER. Its capital is Ouagadougou. It was formerly called Upper Volta until 1984.
Preferred term Burkina Faso
Entry term(s) Burkina Fasso
Upper Volta



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