CNM

National Malaria Center (Cambodia)

CNS

central nervous system

COMESA

Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa

CQ

chloroquine

CRHCS

East and Southern Africa Commonwealth Regional Health Community Secretariat

CRPF

chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum

CRPV

chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax

CSA

chondroitin sulphate A


DALY

disability-adjusted life-year

DDT

dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane

DDU

duty delivery unpaid

DEET

N,N-diethyl-m toluamide (an insect repellant)

DFWP

duty-free wholesaler price

DHA

dihydroartemisinin

DHFR

dihydrofolate reductase-thymidilate synthase

DHPS

dihydropteroate synthase

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DNDi

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative

DOTS

directly-observed therapy, short course (refers to treatment for tuberculosis)

DSS

Demographic Surveillance Site (or System)


EANMAT

East African Network for Monitoring Antimalarial Treatments

ECG

electrocardiogram

EDB

Essential Drugs Bureau (Cambodia)

EIR

entomologic inoculation rate

EMVI

European Malaria Vaccine Initiative

EPI

Expanded Programme on Immunization


G6PD

glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

G8

Group of Eight [leading industrialized countries]

GAVI

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization

GDF

TB Global Drug Facility

GDP

gross domestic product

GFATM

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

GMR

a private South African company that manages medical stores

GNI

gross national income

GSK

GlaxoSmithKline



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