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Descriptor English: Africa
Descriptor Spanish: África
Descriptor Portuguese: África
Descriptor French: Afrique
Tree number(s): Z01.058
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000349
Scope note: The continent south of EUROPE, east of the ATLANTIC OCEAN and west of the INDIAN OCEAN.
Annotation: for the continent or unspecified only: prefer smaller geographic subdivisions, as AFRICA, NORTHERN; AFRICA, CENTRAL; etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 354
Unique ID: D000349
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Africa - Preferred
Concept UI M0000534
Scope note The continent south of EUROPE, east of the ATLANTIC OCEAN and west of the INDIAN OCEAN.
Preferred term Africa



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