AFB acid-fast bacilli AFP acute flaccid paralysis AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome APOC African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control AUSAID Australian Agency for International Development BASICS Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival BCG bacille Calmette-Guerin CD Chagas disease CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CIDA Canadian International development Agency CLD chronic liver disease CRS congenital rubella syndrome CTD Control of Tropical Diseases programme DALDs disability-adjusted life days DALYs disability-adjusted life years DANIDA Danish International Development Agency DEC diethylcarbamazine DEP Drancunculiasis Eradication Programme DFID Department for International Development, United Kingdom DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOTS directly observed treatment, short course DPT diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine DPT3 three doses of DPT vaccine EDTA ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid EP elimination/eradication programmes EPI Expanded Programme on Immunization ERR estimated rate of return FADNTDs folic-acid-dependent neural tube defects GDP gross domestic product GIS Geographical Information Systems HALYs handicap-adjusted life years HAV hepatitis A virus HBV hepatitis B virus Hib Haemophilus influenzae type B HIs health information systems HIV human immunodeficiency virus ICCs interagency coordination committees ID iron deficiency IDA iron-deficiency anaemia IDD iodine-deficiency disease IEC Information, education, communication ILO International Labour Organization ILSI International Life Sciences Institute IPV inactivated poliovirus IUMS International Union of Microbiological …
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Publication information: Article title: Acronyms. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Volume: 76. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 1998. Page number: S7. © 1990 World Health Organization. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.