By Seggane Musisi, Stanley Jacobson
The proposed ebook is predicated at the workshop "Brain Degenerations and rising psychological future health demanding situations in Sub-Saharan Africa" which was once held in Kampala, Uganda, on February 1-3, 2012. The members will current snapshots of dementia in addition to pediatric and grownup mind harm inside of a in particular African context. issues addressed contain, yet aren't restricted to, HIV/AIDS, malaria, dietary and nutrition deficiencies, environmental toxicity and Alzheimer's disorder. The thought has been authorized by means of the editors of the Advances in Experimental drugs and Biology for inclusion within the series.
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