I. Acronyms


AB

Abstinence, Be Faithful

ABC

Abstinence, Be Faithful and Correct, Consistent Condoms Use as Appropriate

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ANC

Antenatal Care

APS

Annual Program Statement

ART

Antiretroviral Therapy

ARV

Antiretrovirals

AZT

Azidothymidine (Zidovudine)

BCC

Behavior Change Communication

CBO

Community-Based Organization

CCM

Country Coordinating Mechanisms

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (of HHS)

CIDA

Canadian International Development Agency

CSH

Child Survival and Health Programs

CSW

Commercial Sex Workers

CT

HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing

DHS

Demographic Health Survey

DOD

Department of Defense

DOL

Department of Labor

DOS

Department of State

DOTS

Directly-Observed Therapy, Short Course Strategy

EP

Emergency Plan

FBO

Faith-Based Organization

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FDC

Fixed Dose Combinations

GAP

Global AIDS Program (of HHS)

GFATM

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

GH

Bureau of Global Health (of USAID)

GHAI

Global HIV/AIDS Initiative

HAART

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration (of HHS)

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HBC

Home-Based Care

HMIS

Health Management Information Systems

IEC

Information, Education and Communication

IDB

Inter-American Development Bank

IDU

Injecting Drug Users

ILO

International Labor Organization

IOM

Institute of Medicine

MARP

Most-At-Risk Populations

M&E

Monitoring and Evaluation

MSM

Men Who Have Sex With Men

NGO

Nongovernmental Organizations

NIH

National Institutes of Health (of HHS)

OGAC

Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

OHA

Office of HIV/AIDS (of USAID)

OI

Opportunistic Infections

OP

Other Prevention

OVC

Orphans and Vulnerable Children

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PC

Peace Corps

PLWHA

People Living with HIV/AIDS

PMTCT

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

RT&C

Rapid Testing and Counseling

S/ES

Executive Secretariat (of DOS)

SI

Strategic Information

State

Department of State

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infections

TB

Tuberculosis

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNICEF

United Nations Children´┐Żs Fund

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

USG

United States Government

VCT

Voluntary HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing

WFP

World Food Program

WHO

World Health Organization

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