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Descriptor English: Africa, Southern
Descriptor Spanish: África Austral
Descriptor Portuguese: África Austral
Descriptor French: Afrique australe
Entry term(s): Southern Africa
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000353
Scope note: The geographical area of Africa comprising ANGOLA; BOTSWANA; LESOTHO; MALAWI; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SWAZILAND; ZAMBIA; and ZIMBABWE.
Annotation: a geographic area: prefer specific countries; do not confuse with SOUTH AFRICA ( = Union of South Africa 1910-60)
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 358
Unique ID: D000353
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: 2008/07/08
Africa, Southern - Preferred
Concept UI M0000540
Scope note The geographical area of Africa comprising ANGOLA; BOTSWANA; LESOTHO; MALAWI; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SWAZILAND; ZAMBIA; and ZIMBABWE.
Preferred term Africa, Southern
Entry term(s) Southern Africa



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