HAB harmful algal bloom

HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIMAL highland malaria project

HIV human immunodeficiency virus

HPV human papilloma virus

HTLV human T-cell lymphotropic virus

IOM Institute of Medicine

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPM Integrated Pest Management

KEMRI Kenya Medical Research Institute

LSQ large square

MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

NAS National Academy of Sciences

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA-GSFC NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

NIA National Intelligence Assessment

NIC National Intelligence Council

NIE National Intelligence Estimate

NIH National Institutes of Health

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPP net primary productivity

NRC National Research Council

NSF National Science Foundation

OFDA Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

OIRED Office of International Research, Education, and Development

OLR outgoing longwave radiation

PDO Pacific Decadal Oscillation

PSQ primary square

RSV respiratory syncytial virus

RT-PCR reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction

RVF Rift Valley fever

SANREM Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome



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