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 Treatment

ARV

Antiretroviral Drug

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

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 Combination

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

ICASS

International Cooperative Administrative Support Service

IDB

Inter-American Development Bank

IDU

Injecting Drug User

ILO

International Labor Organization

IOM

Institute of Medicine

MC

Medical Male Circumcision

MARPs

Most-At-Risk Populations

MDR TB

Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis

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 Infection

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 Infection

TB

Tuberculosis

UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme 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

XDR TB

Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

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