A – Medical abbreviations

  • AAIN                           Action Aid International Nepal
  • ACSM                         Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization
  • AGE                             Acute Gastroenteritis
  • ACDP                          Annual Commodity Distribution Program
  • ACT                             Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy 
  • ADT                            ARV Dispensing Tool
  • AEFI                            Adverse Event Following Immunization 
  • AF                               Adolescent Friendly
  • AFP                             Acute Flaccid Paralysis
  • AFR                             Adolescent Fertility Rate
  • AFS                             Adolescent Friendly Service 
  • AHW                           Auxiliary Health Worker
  •  AIDS                          Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome 
  • AMR                            Anti-Microbial Resistant 
  • AMTSL                        Active Management of Third Stage of Labor
  • ANC                            Antenatal Care
  • API                              Annual Parasite Incidence
  • ARI                              Acute Respiratory Infection
  • ARS                              Ayurveda Reporting System
  • ART                             Anti-Retroviral Therapy
  • ASBA                          Advanced Skilled Birth Attendant
  • ASRH                          Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health
  • ASVS                           Anti-snake Venom Serum – Medical abbreviations

B – Medical abbreviations

  • ВС                               Birthing Center
  •  BAMS                        Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery
  •  ВСС                           Behavior Change Communication
  •  BCG                           Bacille Calmette-Guerin 
  • BDS                             Bachelor in Dental Science
  • BEOC                          Basic Emergency Obstetric Care 
  • bOPV                          bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine
  • BMET                          Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • BMI                             Body Mass Index
  • BNMT                         Britain Nepal Medical Trust 
  • BPCR                          Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness 

C – Medical abbreviations

  • CAC                             Comprehensive Abortion Care
  • CB- IMCI                    Community-Based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
  • CBIMNCI                    Community Based Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness       
  • CBLP                           Central Bidding Local Payment 
  • CB- NCP                     Community Based Newborn care package 
  • CBPMTCT                  Community based prevention of mother to children transmission 
  • CCE                             Comprehensive Centers of Excellence 
  • CEOC                          Comprehensive Emergency obstetric care 
  • CLT                              Comprehensive leprosy training 
  • CMAM                        Community management of Acute Malnutrition  
  • CPR                             Contraceptive prevalence Rate 
  • CTS                             Clinical Training skills 

D – Medical abbreviations

  • DAMA                        Discharge Against Medical Advice
  • DACC                         District AIDS Co-ordination Committee
  • DDA                            Department of Drugs administration
  • DDC                            District development Committee
  • DF                               Dengue Fever
  • DFID                           Department for International development
  • DG                              Director General
  • DHF                            Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
  • DHIB                           District Health information Bank
  • DHMC                        District Health Management Committee
  • DHO                           District Health Office
  • DIN                             Drug information Network
  • DoA                            Department of Ayur Ved
  • DoHS                          Department of Health Services
  • DOTS                          Directly Observed Treatment Short Course
  • DPHO                         District Public Health Office
  • DPT                             Diphtheria /Pertusis/ Tetanus
  • DQSA                         Data Quality Self-Assessment
  • DSS                             Dengue Shock Syndrome
  • DST                             Durg Susceptility Testing
  • DTLO                          District TB & Leprosy Officer
  • DUDBC                      Department of Urban Development and Building construction

E – Medical abbreviations

  • EAP                             Equality and Access program
  • EDTA_                        Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment
  • EDCD                         Epidemiology and Disease Control Division
  • EDP                             External Development Partners
  • EID                              Early Infant Diagnosis
  • EMOC                         Emergency Obstetric Care
  • EOC                            Essential Obstetric Care
  • EHCS                          Essential Health Care Services
  • EPI                               Expanded Program on Immunization
  • EQA                            External Quality Assurance
  • EWARS                       Early Warning and Reporting System

F – Medical abbreviations

  • FCHV                          Female Community Health Volunteer
  • FSW                            Female Sex Division
  • FHD                            Family Health Division
  • FMIS                           Financial Management Information System
  • FPAH                          Family planning Association of Nepal
  • FY                                Fiscal Year

G – Medical abbreviations

  • GBV                            Gender Based Violence
  • GFATM                       Global Fund against AIDS, TB and Malaria
  • G2D                            Grade 2 Disability
  • GIS                              Geographic information System
  • GMP                           Good Manufacturing Practices
  • GIZ                              German Society for International Cooperation

H – Medical abbreviations

  • HCT                HIV Counselling and Testing
  • HFMS             Health Facility Mapping Survey
  • HFOMC          Health Facility operation Management Committee
  • HIIS                 Health Infrastructure Information System
  • HIV                 Human Immuno deficiency Virus
  • HMIS              Health Management information System
  • HP                   Health Posts
  • HPAI               Highly Pathogenic Avain Infulenza
  • HSIS                Health Sector Information System
  • HuRIS             Human Resource Information System

I – Medical abbreviations

  • ICC                  Inter-agency Coordination Committee
  • ICD                 International Classification of Disease
  • IDD                 Iodine Deficiency Disorder
  • IECI                 Information Education and Communication
  • IFPSC              Institutionalize Family Planning Service Center
  • IFA                  Supplementary iron and folic Acid
  • IMCI                Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
  • IMAM             Integrated Management of Acute malnutrition
  • IMNMP           Intensification of Maternal and Neonatal Micronutrient Program
  • IPD                  Immunization Preventable Diseases
  • IRS                  Indoor Residual spraying
  • IPAS                International pregancy Advisory Services
  • IT                     Informational Technology
  • ISTC                International Standard of TB care
  • IUCD               Intra- uterine Contraceptive Device
  • IYCF                Infact and Young Child Feeding

J – Medical abbreviations

  • JICA     Japan International Co-operation Agency

L – Medical abbreviations

  • LAMA             Left against Medicine Advice
  • LBI                  Local Bacterial Infection
  • LCP                 Leprosy Control Programs
  • LEC                 Leprosy Elimination Campaign
  • LF                    Lymphatic Filariasis
  • LIS                   Laboratory Information system
  • LLIN                Long-lasting Insecticide Treated bed Net
  • LAPM              Long acting and permanent methods
  • LARC              Long acting reversible contraceptive
  • LMD                Logistics Management Division
  • LQAS              Lot Quality Assurance Sampling
  • LMIS               Logistics Management Information System

M – Medical abbreviations

  • M&E                Monitoring and Evaluation
  • MA                  Medicine Abortion
  • MARP             More At Risk Population
  • MBBS             Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
  • MC                  Microscopy Center
  • MCHC            Mother and Child Health Care
  • MCPR             Modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
  • MCHW           Maternal and Child Health worker
  • MD                  Management Division
  • MDGP            Doctor Of Medicine in General Practice
  • MDA               Mass Drug Administration
  • MDT               Multi Drug Therapy
  • MDR               Multi Drug Resistant
  • MDVP             Multi Dose Vial Policy
  • MG-H             Mothers Group for Health
  • MI                   Micronutrient Initiative
  • MIS                 Management Information Systems
  • MISP               Minimum Initial Services Package
  • MIYC              Maternal Infect and Young Child
  • MNH               Maternal and Neonatal Health
  • MNP               Micronutrient powder
  • MO                 Medical Officers
  • MOAC            Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
  • MOF               Ministry of Finance
  • MOHP            Ministry of Health and population
  • MOFALD        Ministry of Federal Affair and Local Development
  • MPDSR           Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and response
  • MSI                 Marie Stops International
  • MSM               Men having Sex With Men
  • MSPAN            Multi Sector Plan of Action on Nutrition
  • MWRA             Married Women of Reproductive Age

N – Medical abbreviations

  • NAC                National AIDS Council
  • NACC             National AIDS Coordinating Committee
  • NAGA             Nepal Nutrition Assessment and Gap Analysis
  • NAMS             National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • NASRH           National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program
  • NAWB            Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind
  • NCASC           National Center for AIDS and STD Control
  • NCD                Non- Communicable Disease
  • NCIP               National Committee for Immunization Practices
  • NDHS             Nepal Demographic and Health Survery
  • NDVS              Nepal Development Volunteers Services
  • NEQAS           National External Quality Assurance Scheme
  • NFHC             National Free Health Care
  • NGO               Non- Government Organization
  • NHEICC          National Health Education Information and Communication Centre
  • NHIP               Nepal Health Insurance Programme and Nepal HIV Investment Plan
  • NHP                National Health Policy
  • NHSP- IP        Nepal Health Sector Program – Implementation plan
  • NHTC             National Health Training Center
  • NHTC             National Health Training Coordination Committee
  • NHTS              National Health Training Strategy
  • NIC                 National Infulenza Centre
  • NID                 National Immunization Day
  • NIP                  National Immunization program
  • NISN               National Influenza Surveillance Network
  • NLR                 Netherlands Leprosy Relief
  • NML                National Medicines Laboratory
  • NNSC             National Nutrition Steering Committee
  • NPC                National Planning Commission
  • NPHL              National Public Health Laboratory
  • NQC               National Quality Control Centre
  • NRCS              Nepal Red Cross Society
  • NSI                  Nick Simons Institute
  • NTAG              Nepali Technical Assistance Group
  • NTAG-M         National Technical Advisory group for Malaria
  • NTC                National Tuberculosis Center
  • NYF                 Nepal Youth Foundation

O – Medical abbreviations

  • ORS                Osmolar Oral Rehydration Solution
  • ORT                Oral Rehydration Therapy
  • OT                   Operation Theatre
  • OTP                Out- patient Therapeutic program
  • OTTM             Operation Theatre Technique and management

P – Medical abbreviations

  • PAL                 Practical Approach to Lung
  • PAM                Physical Assets Management
  • PBC                 Pulmonary Bacteriologically Confirmed
  • PCV                 Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
  • PCD                Pulmonary Clinically diagnosed
  • PEM                Protein – Energy Malnutrition
  • PEP                 Post Exposure Prophylaxis
  • PHC                Primary Health Care
  • PHC/ORC      Primary Health Care Outreach Clinics
  • PHCC              Primary Health Care Centre
  • PHCRD           Primary Health Care Revitalization
  • PLHA              People Living with HIV/AIDS
  • PME                Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
  • PMTCT           Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
  • PPH                Post- partum Hemorrhage
  • PPM                Public Private Mix
  • PR                   Prevalence Rate
  • PSI                   Population Services International

R – Medical abbreviations

  • RBM                Roll Back Malaria
  • RTC                 Reproductive Tract Infection
  • RHCC              Reproductive Health Coordination Committee
  • RHD                Regional Health Directorate
  • RHDP             Cooperation/Rural Health Development Project
  • RHTC              Regional Health Training Centre
  • RTQCC           Regional Tuberculosis Quality Control Centre
  • RTAG-M         Regional Technical Advisory Group on Malaria
  • RTLO              Regional Tuberculosis and Leprosy Officer

S – Medical abbreviations

  • SAM                Service Availability Mapping
  • SAS                 Safe Abortion Services
  • SARI                Severe Acute Respiratory Infection
  • SBA                 Skilled Birth Attendants
  • SDC                Swiss Agency for Development
  • SEARO            South East Asian Regional Office
  • SHN                School Health and Nutrition
  • SHP                 Sub Health Posts
  • SLTHP            Second Long Term Health Plan
  • SO                   Standard Operating
  • SARC              Short Acting Reversible Contraceptive

T – Medical abbreviations

  • TFR                 Total Fertility Rate
  • TIMS               Training Information Management System
  • TOT                Training of Trainers
  • TD                   Tetanus Diphtheria
  • TTI                  Transfusion Transmissible Infection
  • TWG               Technical Working Group

U – Medical abbreviations

  • UMN               United Mission to Nepal
  • UNFP              United Nations Population Fund
  • UNICEF          United Nations Children’s Fund
  • UP                   Uterine Prolapse
  • USAID             United States Agency for International Development

U – Medical abbreviations

  • VAD                Vitamin A Deficiency
  • VBD                Vector Borne Diseases
  • VBDRTC         Vector Borne Disease Research and Training Centre
  • VCT                 Voluntary Counselling and Test
  • VDC                Village Development Committee
  • VHW               Village Health Worker
  • VPD                Vaccine Preventable Disease
  • VSC                 Voluntary Surgical Contraception

W – Medical abbreviations

  • WAN               Water Aid in Nepal
  • WASH            Water Sanitation and hygiene
  • WHO              World Health Organization
  • WPV               Wild poliovirus
  • WRA               Women of Reproductive Age

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