IMPACT Implementing AIDS Prevention and Care

IOM Institute of Medicine

ISH International Society of Hypertension

ISPOR International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

KBD Kick Butts Day

LBW low birth weight

LDL low-density lipoprotein

M&E measurement and evaluation

MAP Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic

MCC Millennium Challenge Corporation

MCH maternal and child health

m-health mobile health

MI myocardial infarction

MRC medical research center

MSF Médecins Sans Frontières

MYTRI Mobilizing Youth for Tobacco Related Initiatives in India

NCD noncommunicable disease

NCDnet Global Noncommunicable Diseases network

NGO nongovernmental organization

NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHLBI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NIH National Institutes of Health

NRC National Research Council

NTCP National Tobacco Control Program

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAF population attributable fraction

PAHO Pan American Health Organization

PE physical education

PEPFAR President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PPP purchasing power parity

PREMISE Prevention of Occurrences of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

QALY quality-adjusted life year



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