EU European Union

EURO World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FDA Food and Drug Administration

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GLEWS Global Early Warning and Response System for Major Animal Diseases

GOARN Global Outbreak and Response Network

GPHIN Global Public Health Information Network

HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HPAI Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

IDSR Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response

IHR International Health Regulations

IOM Institute of Medicine

LEMIS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Management

MDR Multidrug Resistance

MZCP Mediterranean Zoonoses Control Programme

NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement

NFP National Focal Point

NGO Nongovernmental organization

NHPs nonhuman primates

NIC National Intelligence Council

NRC National Research Council

OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OFFLU OIE/FAO Animal Influenza Laboratory Network

OIC Organization of Islamic Conferences

OIE World Organization for Animal Health (Office International des Epizooties)

PAHO Pan American Health Organization

PANAFTOSA Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease

PEP Post-exposure Prophylaxis



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