Acronyms

ACT artemisinin-combination therapy
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AMC advance market commitment
AMFm Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria
AMRH African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization
APC advance purchase commitment
API active pharmaceutical ingredient
ARV antiretroviral
   
BMGF Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
BRICS Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa
   
CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative
   
DOT directly observed treatment
DOTS Directly Observed Treatment-Short course
DR TB drug-resistant tuberculosis
DST drug susceptibility testing
   
EMA European Medicines Agency
EMR electronic medical record
   
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FLD first-line anti-TB drug


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