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Descriptor English: Africa, Eastern
Descriptor Spanish: África Oriental
Descriptor Portuguese: África Oriental
Descriptor French: Afrique de l'Est
Entry term(s): British Indian Ocean Territory
East Africa
Eastern Africa
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.120
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000351
Scope note: The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI, DJIBOUTI, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA, RWANDA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, SUDAN, TANZANIA, and UGANDA.
Annotation: a geographic area; prefer specific countries
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 356
Unique ID: D000351
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: 2019/04/29
Africa, Eastern - Preferred
Concept UI M0000536
Scope note The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI, DJIBOUTI, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA, RWANDA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, SUDAN, TANZANIA, and UGANDA.
Preferred term Africa, Eastern
Entry term(s) East Africa
Eastern Africa
British Indian Ocean Territory - Narrower
Concept UI M0000537
Preferred term British Indian Ocean Territory



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